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
The existence of ghettos is no longer enforced by implacable bigots.
This is the kind of thing that bigots scoff at as the trappings of femininity, but those people don’t understand how important makeup can be.
Forty years later, anyone saying those same things would probably be labeled a bigot and excluded from the mainstream.
Twenty years later, that same person is a right-wing bigot, and the positions that were formerly radical-left are now the new mainstream.
In January 1971, producer Norman Lear launched his iconic All In the Family TV show with Archie Bunker as the stereotypical working-class bigot.
In one interview or speech after another, Sheela called Oregonians who disagreed with her bigots.
Hey George Prentice was a bigot thanks for the follow!
Start with the fact that Trump has always been a bigot and a sexist.
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Origin and Etymology of bigot
First Known Use: 1660See Words from the same year
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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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