A person who is intolerant toward 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.
late 16th century (denoting a superstitious religious hypocrite): from French, of unknown origin.