The average Conservative or Liberal.
Conservative: You are the pinnacle of evil and stupidity, you Liberal hippie!
Liberal: At least I don't bash anyone who disagrees with me!
Conservative: You don't do anything! You're so closed-minded!
Liberal: Your closed-minded!
One who thinks that just because he hates it means everyone else should.
<closed-minded person> Dude, anime is gay. It's for Wapanese otaku
s who have nothing better to do than emulate Japanese culture.
<open-minded person> I just don't like anime.
one who doesn't accept an idea, or person for one or more reasons
closed-minded person: Rock sucks because it doesn't sound as cool as rap.
open-minded person: Rock isn't something i care for.
unaccepting of new information or opposing viewpoints. Often basing his or her personal opinions in moral or religious teachings. S/He believes they already have the answer and no longer need to continue learn by intellectual argument. Having faith.
Christians are closed-minded when it comes to accepting scientific evidence regarding evolution.
The opposite of open-minded
Many people are under the mistaken impression that the first person who says "You're just being closed-minded" in a debate is automatically the winner; frequently, the first person who says this has simply run out of facts.
Contrary to popular belief, it's also not always bad to be closed-minded, especially towards ideas which are easily demonstrated to be false or foolish.
I'm very open-minded about space exploration, but I'm very closed-minded about doing a space walk without a spacesuit.