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bigotry Syllabification: big·ot·ry
Pronunciation: /ˈbiɡətrē/

Definition of bigotry in English:


Intolerance toward those who hold different opinions from oneself: the difficulties of combating prejudice and bigotry
More example sentences
  • We as a community know what it is to suffer bigotry and intolerance.
  • Our hearts must not harbour hate, anger, bigotry, violence or discrimination.
  • I have had enough of this whole debate and just hope it can be resolved without huge displays of bigotry and prejudice.


Late 17th century: from bigot, reinforced by French bigoterie.

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