- The definition of narrow minded is a person with a limited outlook who is unwilling to consider alternative ideas, perspectives or thoughts.
An example of narrow minded is a person who has a strong political position and who will not even listen to debates or arguments from the other side.
narrow-minded definition by Webster's New World
limited in outlook or lacking in tolerance; not liberal; bigoted; prejudiced
narrow-minded definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Lacking tolerance, breadth of view, or sympathy; petty.
- narˈrow-mindˈed·ly adverb
- narˈrow-mindˈed·ness noun