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
Many young Republicans accuse liberal peers of being too quick to label Trump supporters as bigots, and cast Democrats as the intolerant side.
Some of the most influential voices of Trumpism are partisan hacks like Fox News’ Sean Hannity or bigots like Ann Coulter.
This launched a familiar sort of controversy, as the left labeled him a bigot and the right embraced him as a martyr.
To me, anyone who has a certain set of rights and seeks to deprive people of those rights is, by definition, a bigot.
And by emphasizing George Soros, Kingston also was bigot-signaling to anti-Semites as well.
Voice dissent from this worldview and you’ll be designated a bigot and fired (see James Damore at Google).
More recently, bigots have targeted LGBTQ Americans for discrimination, including with Proposition 1.
Its members presented themselves not as bigots, but as patriots.
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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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