Example sentences for: patronizing

How can you use “patronizing” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • An editorial mocks the overtures white politicians make to minorities: Republicans are "dorky and patronizing;" Bradley is "schoolmarmy" and self-righteous; Gore is "cartoonish"; and none is serious about dismantling the racial and ethnic classifications that still plague American law.

  • Though meant as praise, it is in fact highly patronizing.

  • But there is room for improvement in our leadership style . Secretary of State Madeleine Albright has asked those of us who speak publicly for the United States to make a conscious effort not to sound smug, patronizing, or hectoring.

  • He appears to anticipate, and resent, our patronizing spying.

  • lang's great quality is that she can pull off even the most anachronistic trifle without patronizing it.


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