Examples of bigot in a Sentence
- "It's scandalous," he said, in the tones once used by Colonel Blimp, Britain's best-loved bigot, who adorned the pages of the Evening Standard throughout the 1930s. —Nicholas Fraser, Harper's, September 1996
- A bigot is a hater, she said. A bigot hates Catholics. A bigot hates Jews. … It's no sin to be poor, she said. It is a sin to be a bigot. Don't ever be one of them. —Pete Hamill, A Drinking Life, 1994
- One had always to be mindful, moreover, that being a black scholar did not exempt one from the humiliations and indignities that a society with more than its share of bigots can heap upon a black person, regardless of education … —John Hope Franklin, "John Hope Franklin: A Life of Learning," 1988, in Race and History, 1989
He was labeled a bigot after making some offensive comments.
an incorrigible bigot who hasn't entertained a new thought in years
Recent Examples of bigot from the Web
After being raised by two men, Courtney is terrified bigots will assume her parents somehow caused her sexuality, as if that were possible.
The people of Massachusetts didn’t send me to Washington to roll over and play dead while Donald Trump and his team of billionaires, bigots, and bankers crush the working people of this country.
Even Antelopians felt they had always been talked about as these redneck bigots who are conservative townsfolk that just didn't like the Rajneeshees because of their religion.
How eager so many of us are to be served narratives like this, in which insidiousness isn’t so pervasive after all, in which the racists and other bigots are discrete, easily identified and isolated.
In defending the First Amendment rights and freedoms of all Americans, this included, for example, the rights of bigots, white supremacists and others to assemble in the town square, call me a n— and tell me that this isn’t my country.
Carl Higbie, a former Trump administration official who lost his job after he was outed as a bigot, is ready for the Nobel committee to act now.
Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson, who broke baseball's color barrier, once called Yawkey a bigot — according toThe Boston Globe.
Robinson once called Yawkey a bigot, according to a former investigator with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination who interviewed him at the time for a probe into the Red Sox’ practices.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'bigot.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
BIGOT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bigot for English Language Learners
: a person who strongly and unfairly dislikes other people, ideas, etc. : a bigoted person; especially : a person who hates or refuses to accept the members of a particular group (such as a racial or religious group)
BIGOT Defined for Kids
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up bigot? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).