Definition of Bigotry
Examples of Bigotry
- Preventing a qualified candidate from getting a job or promotion because of bigoted views of their race.
- Verbally harassing an individual after learning about their religious beliefs.
- American English – /bIgUH-tree/
- British English – /bIgUH-tree/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /ˈbɪɡətri/
- British English – /ˈbɪɡətri/
- Plural: bigotries
- Also called:
- A (noun) bigot is an individual that practices bigotry and is (adjective) bigoted while viewing differing opinions (adverb) bigotedly.
- Word origin of “bigotry” – Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com
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