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OED: "A person who is intolerant towards those holding different opinions."

Webster:": a person who is obstinately or intolerantly devoted to his or her own opinions and prejudices
especially : one who regards or treats the members of a group (such as a racial or ethnic group) with hatred and intolerance"

Wikipedia:"A bigot is someone intolerant of others' differing ideas, races, genders, religions, politics, etc."

As you can see, the word bigot is popularly defined in multiple ways even among mainstream dictionaries. For this reason, many people have negative experiences with the word as it's used by their political opposites. But it's important to stay rational and level headed about the definition and accept there are multiple in common use.

The origin of the term is unknown but earliest uses are cited as referring to a form of religious zealot in the French language.
The KKK hold extremely bigoted beliefs.
by Earnest Definitions June 10, 2019
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