bigoted bigoted  /ˈbɪ ɡə tɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) blindly and obstinately attached to some creed or opinion and intolerant toward others

Usage(s):

  1. There's the irony, for instance, of the fact that Bojanowski's son is apparently the product what some equally bigoted people would also think of as a mixed marriage.
  2. By any measure, it was a graceless move to characterize an entire demographic group--and vital voting bloc--as irrational and bigoted.
  3. Beyond that, the system requires a degree of ethnic profiling that would be viewed here as bigoted.

News

  • Out in the Tropics has evolved along with gay rights

    Once a bigoted epithet, “queer” was reclaimed by the gay-rights movement as a proudly defiant self-description. But theater artist Taylor Mac, who will perform in the annual Out in the Tropics festival this week, prefers another definition: “Someone who was ostracized by society at an early age to such a degree they could never ostracize anyone else.”
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Miami Herald

Quotes

  1. "Her suggestion that Israelis should go back to Poland and Germany is bigoted and shows a profound ignorance of history," Foxman said.
    on Jun 8, 2010 By: Abraham Foxman Source: Vancouver Sun

  2. Asked what Ms. Duffy had said to upset him, Mr. Brown told the aide: "Everything. She's just a sort of bigoted woman."
    on Apr 28, 2010 By: Gordon Brown Source: Globe and Mail

  3. New York Gov. George Pataki called Churchill a "bigoted terrorist supporter."
    on Feb 8, 2005 By: George Pataki Source: USA Today

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