[ big-uh t ]
/ ˈbɪg ət /


a person who is utterly intolerant of any differing creed, belief, or opinion.

Origin of bigot

1590–1600; < Middle French (Old French: derogatory name applied by the French to the Normans), perhaps < Old English bī God by God Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for bigot

/ (ˈbɪɡət) /


a person who is intolerant of any ideas other than his or her own, esp on religion, politics, or race

Derived forms of bigot

bigoted, adjective

Word Origin for bigot

C16: from Old French: name applied contemptuously to the Normans by the French, of obscure origin
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