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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A narrow-minded person who is intolerant of beliefs other than his or her own.

Usage examples (35)
  • From the point of view of a purist ( "technology bigot" is the usual term),
  • This old bigot is out again and she needs to keep her old antique ideas to herself.
  • Whether or not Williams "is a bigot" is beside the point, this is a bigoted statement.
  • Instead of "anti-gay bigot", how about the German word "Schwulenhaß" lit. gay-hatred. for more
Tutoring comment
  • A "bigot" (person with intolerant prejudices) can "beget" (cause) anger.
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