Definition of bigotry noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈbɪɡətri//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɪɡətri//
[uncountable] Race
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the state of feeling, or the act of expressing, strong, unreasonable beliefs or opinions When religious people show bigotry and intolerance, they are in fact betraying the religion they uphold. See related entries: Race Word Originlate 17th cent.: from bigot, reinforced by French bigoterie.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bigotry