Definition of bigot in English:


Syllabification: big·ot
Pronunciation: /ˈbigət


A person who is bigoted: religious bigots
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  • He's out to put religious bigots in the same moral and legal bracket as racists.
  • Justice and decency were the very things the religious bigots of all denominations hated and feared most, as they still do today.
  • One inflammatory bumper sticker alleges the religious right are bigots, among other things.
chauvinist, partisan, sectarian; racist, sexist, homophobe, dogmatist, jingoist


late 16th century (denoting a superstitious religious hypocrite): from French, of unknown origin.

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