toggle menu
1000+ books
Go to Book

used in Me Before You

3 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
treat in a manner that demonstrates a sense of superiority, but is supposed to seem kind


the actions of a patron (to support someone or something; or to be a customer)
  • I was working out what I could add about how patronizing he was when I turned and saw that he was still looking at me.
    p. 180.3
  • Now he was just Will—maddening, mercurial, clever, funny Will—who patronized me and liked to play Professor Higgins to my Eliza Doolittle.
    p. 204.8
  • 'Don't patronize her, dear.
    p. 289.3

There are no more uses of "patronize" in Me Before You.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list —®