bigotry bigotry  /ˈbɪ ɡə tri/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the intolerance and prejudice of a bigot

Usage(s):

  1. As disturbing as the bigotry was the role of the people expressing it.
  2. Some Catholics detect a new wave of the old bigotry.
  3. And part of that intolerance is a deep bigotry toward Shi'ites, a bigotry Riyadh is fomenting as part of its campaign to restrain Iran.

News

  1. Montgomery, the Republic, and Arpaio Want Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox to Zip It on Melendres

    Brown people in this county just need keep their yaps shut, particularly when it comes to something that concerns them directly, like the anti-Latino bigotry that has so thoroughly infected the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office. That's the message from the arrogant, privileged little club ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Phoenix New Times

  2. Letter: Writer should apologize to gay community

    EDITOR: A recent letter opposing the gay pride parade ('Say no to gay parade, lifestyle,' Robert Pundsack, June 7) was full of hate and bigotry.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Wausau Daily Herald

  3. Pastor: Homosexuals Bully Straights

    Samantha Bee skewers evangelical Christians who claim that their freedom to express their bigotry toward LGBT people is being infringed upon. read more
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Advocate

Quotes

  1. Hayes, who has played the ladies' man/ school cook in the animated Comedy Central satire since 1997, said in a statement that "there is a place in this world for satire, but there is a time when satire ends and intolerance and bigotry towards...
    on Mar 14, 2006 By: Matt Stone Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "As long as an audience is attracted to his bigotry and politicians and pundits tolerate his racism and chauvinism to promote themselves, Don Imus will continue to be a serial apologist for prejudice," Bond said.
    on Apr 9, 2007 By: Julian Bond Source: Forbes

  3. "As an African-American, I know all too well the negative thoughts and feelings hatred and bigotry cause," Hardaway said Thursday in a statement issued by his agent.
    on Feb 15, 2007 By: Tim Hardaway Source: Forbes

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