noun, plural big·ot·ries.
Examples from the Web for bigotry
It needs to be said: bigotry in the name of religion is still bigotry; child abuse wrapped in a Bible verse is still child abuse.
No more allowing people to justify their bigotry by spouting a cherry-picked Bible verse.
Regarding Muslims, we have clearly seen in recent times an uptick in anti—Muslim bigotry.
Meanwhile advocacy groups like GLAAD help rid our larger culture of hidden biases and bigotry.
Many are unwilling to admit that bigotry has entered the mainstream.
By the turn of the first century bigotry was distinctly weakened.
But the nettlerash produced by Mrs Bowater's bigotry was not to be so easily allayed as all that.Memoirs of a Midget|Walter de la Mare
Pluck from the tree of any life these flowers, and there remain but the barren thorns of bigotry and creed.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 12 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
A fierce uproar ensued, and the denouncer of bigotry was compelled to be silent.Percy Bysshe Shelley as a Philosopher and Reformer|Charles Sotheran
This tone of feeling is the offspring of enlightenment, the enemy of bigotry.The Memories of Fifty Years|William H. Sparks
British Dictionary definitions for bigotry
noun plural -ries
Word Origin and History for bigotry
1670s, from French bigoterie "sanctimoniousness," from bigot (see bigot).