Definition of "bigot" []

  • One who is strongly partial to one's own group, religion, race, or politics and is intolerant of those who differ. (noun)
  • A person who is intolerant of any ideas other than his or her own, esp on religion, politics, or race (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved. (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "bigot" in a sentence
  • "The term bigot loses all meaning when you employ it as youdo."
  • "My son said, 'Mother you can't say the word bigot because that has to do with nationalities and things.'"
  • "It isn't "ignorance," rather I would accuse those using the term bigot for such people as ignorant."