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bigot

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Pronunciation: /ˈbɪɡət
 
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Definition of bigot in English:

noun

A person who is intolerant towards those holding different opinions: don’t let a few small-minded bigots destroy the good image of the city he was a fanatical bigot
More example sentences
  • 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.
Synonyms
dogmatist, partisan, sectarian, prejudiced person;
racist, racialist, sexist, homophobe, chauvinist, jingoist, anti-Semite

Origin

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

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