Definition Of patronise
frequent (a store, theater, restaurant, or other establishment) as a customer.
restaurants remaining open in the evening were well patronized
treat with an apparent kindness that betrays a feeling of superiority.
“She's a good-hearted girl,” he said in a patronizing voice
Example Of patronise
And, of course, avoid anyone who is patronizing or condescending.
‘I'm your worst nightmare, love’ I said as patronizingly as possible.
‘Such food festivals are popular because those who regularly patronize the restaurant, appreciate a change in the menu,’ he added.
Bar owners and restaurant owners are complaining of a decrease in revenue, as people are staying home and not patronising the establishments.
Consumers can help, too, by patronising their local shops and shunning the multiples.