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
But law societies across the country held public meetings during which Trinity’s students and faculty were called bigots and worse.
Again, to be very clear, no one actually believes Brown is a hateful bigot, and there’s no evidence she’s made any statements even remotely related to those being attributed to her.
Another progressive approach is to write off the white working class as a group of irredeemable bigots who are unwelcome in polite liberal society.
Dixon residents, among others, are demanding a recall to get this bigot out of office.
Blacks who the man had meant to shoot welcomed the bigot with outstretched arms.
In 2018, most of us are lucky enough not to work with outright bigots.
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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)
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