from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Displaying a patronizingly superior attitude: "The independent investor's desire to play individual stocks may well worry some market veterans, but that smacks a little of Wall Street's usual condescending attitude toward small investors” ( Tom Petruno).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Assuming a tone of superiority, or a patronizing attitude.
- v. Present participle of condescend.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. exhibiting an attitude of superiority; patronizing; -- used of behavior or attitude.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Marked or characterized by condescension; stooping to the level of one's inferiors.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (used of behavior or attitude) characteristic of those who treat others with condescension
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