Adjective
1. Having the lack of knowledge, or background/factual information of a particular thing in general. However, the effect in which this person will be proceeding with their "unproven knowledge" imbedded in their mind as if factual information, they, in turn, will plan on using it in the future to make false and incorrect statements based on what they didn't know about the particular thing, or may have heard as a majority of votes for.

And being ignorant does not mean stupid. There's a big difference between the two words.
1. During World War Two, in an American city(in the U.S.), two ignorant policemen arrested an Asian man who is in charge of a small store because he looked like a Chinese spy when he was really Japanese and not a spy.

2. Derek walked up to Shavam, noticing that he looked like he was from India, and asks him, "Are you Indian?" Shavam replies, "Yes." Derek then asks, "Say somethin' Indian." Shavam, confused, walks off. Kaitie, who was watching the whole conversation, walks up to Derek and tells him he is ignorant because of what he said.

3. Rebecca turned on a lamp and the bulb went out, so she went to get a new lightbulb, leaving the lamp switched to "ON". Freddy, her ignorant little brother, saw the bulbless lamp, and wondered what would happen if he stuck his finger in the lightbulb socket of the lamp, not knowing that he would get shocked.
by The Emolah(aka Emily Valentine) February 17, 2006
1. A general, all-purpose term for one who is excessively stupid or one who is unsuited to exist as a human being. Insult to be used only by those of extreme greatness*.

*If you have to look up this word, you are probably not included in this elite.
1. That's ignorant.
2. You're ignorant.
3. Why do you have to be so ignorant?
4. You're an ignorant biggot. You bastard.
5. Ignorant. (after someone makes an ignorant statement -- followed by a face bludgeoning**)
by Treeshrew November 18, 2004
see people
Look it's another ignorant person, oh joy.
by Jenny January 11, 2004
a) lacking knowledge about a certain subject
b) doing something (speaking, acting, doing) that is disrespectful and/or stupid.

see also retarded
>>she was driving on the wrong side of the road.
<<that's ignorant.

>>he cheated on her with her sister.
<<that's straight ignorant.

>>we asked him where canada was, and he said next to mexico.
<<he is ignorant!
by lilies September 04, 2006
Those who think they are better than a person of different "race,religion,sex,etc." due to a possibility of the lack of knowledge,poor upbringing,or just being close-minded!!!
Hey look at that white dude over there "Billy" he looks like a whigger wearing that phat farm clothing!!!
by lilweezy January 19, 2004
someone who makes you mad by behaving in a way that is disrespectful and that makes them look stupid, and they don't know or care.
1. I hate that bitch! She always pisses me off. She is so ignorant!
by Jacentha November 24, 2003
Doesn't mean lack of knowledge or stupid, means that you ignore things and in order to ignore things you have to know they are there. Pretty commonplace in most countries, including here in england, not just in america. Probably one of the most dangerous things in existence because it means goverments can get away with anything, like george bush and tony blair.
Your average bnp voter or flag flying american tends to be ignorant.
by clibedij January 16, 2006
A term that can be used to generalize a group of people, I.E. a Religious Fanatic. An Ignorant person is anyone that views the world through a tiny, close mind. Can also be applied to these set mind-types or a persons social status--- 1. A term used to describe a Republican. 2. A term used to describe a Raciest. 53. A term used to describe a Bigot. 4. A term used to describe a Homophobic male or female. 5. A term used to describe a Redneck. 6. A term used to describe a Gang Member. 7. A term used to describe a Creationist. 8. A term used to describe a Criminal. (((Stupid is not considered Ignorant. Ignorant being defiant of understanding, showing compassion, or learning. Stupid meaning just not yet understanding.)))
Republican's just seem Ignorant to me. They hate, they kill, they show little compassion for anyone born different. A group that only seems to care about White-Christian-Straight-Males. It is just sad that in to 21st century, there is still people with the Ignorant vies of the 1950's. I guess hate never dies, it just finds a new enemy.
by Russell Sheppard March 03, 2008

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