"Doubt it not—doubt it not," replied Nicholas, in a patronising tone.
The intention was kind, but the manner was so patronising that Arthur felt offended.
"Take your time," she said with the most patronising kindness.
Morand shrugged his shoulders and turned a patronising gaze on Bouzille.
Jemima would not have been allowed to come so frequently if Mr Bradshaw had not been possessed with the idea of patronising Ruth.
It is a condescending, patronising kind of manner, as if—yes, that is it!
patronising things were said of the Japanese as conquerors--of the Chinese; but few persons realised that a new Power had arisen.
“Now fall to, youngsters,” said Horner, in a patronising tone.
I found him kind and sociable when approached, and at no time did he assume a patronising manner when doing a favour.
“Very well, young one,” exclaimed Tommy in a patronising tone.