bigoted

play
adjective big·ot·ed \ˈbi-gə-təd\

Definition of bigoted

  1. :  blindly devoted to some creed, opinion, or practice … Mr. Harding himself was not a bigoted man on points of church doctrine … — Anthony Trollope; especially :  having or showing an attitude of hatred or intolerance toward the members of a particular group (such as a racial or ethnic group) bigoted comments/opinions … early reports of Haitian and poor black voters turned away from polls by bigoted cops. — Franklin Foer … the December press conference at which the famously bigoted and anti-Semitic minister, fresh from a “near-death” bout with prostate cancer, proclaimed himself a changed man. — Neal Pollack

bigotedly

adverb Whether you are religious, or bigotedly irreligious, or neither, you will find it disturbing in the best possible sense … — A. N. Wilson

First Known Use of bigoted

1660



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up bigoted? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to reach the highest or a decisive point

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!