noun big·ot·ry \ˈbi-gə-trē\

: bigoted acts or beliefs

plural big·ot·ries

Full Definition of BIGOTRY

:  the state of mind of a bigot
:  acts or beliefs characteristic of a bigot

Examples of BIGOTRY

  1. <a deeply ingrained bigotry prevented her from even considering the counterarguments>

First Known Use of BIGOTRY


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BIGOTRY Defined for Kids


noun big·ot·ry \ˈbi-gə-trē\

Definition of BIGOTRY for Kids

:  acts or beliefs characteristic of a bigot


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