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bigot

[ big-uht ]
/ ˈbɪg ət /
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noun

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

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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
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British Dictionary definitions for bigot

bigot
/ (ˈbɪɡət) /

noun

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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