- a process, now often replaced by more advanced methods, for making metal printing plates by taking a mold of composed type or the like in papier-mâché or other material and then taking from this mold a cast in type metal.
- a plate made by this process.
verb (used with object), ster·e·o·typed, ster·e·o·typ·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM stereotypester·e·o·typ·er, ster·e·o·typ·ist, nounster·e·o·typ·ic [ster-ee-uh-tip-ik, steer-], /ˌstɛr i əˈtɪp ɪk, ˌstɪər-/, ster·e·o·typ·i·cal, adjectivenon·ster·e·o·typ·ic, adjectivenon·ster·e·o·typ·i·cal, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for stereotype
Unlike the Tibetans or Muslim Uyghurs of its far west, China’s ethnic Mongol population has long been seen as pacified, content, and well-assimilated, fulfilling the stereotype of a “model minority” in a country bubbling with ethnic tensions.China’s insatiable appetite for control is forcing even its “model minority” to rebel|Isabella Steger|September 4, 2020|Quartz
It is imperative that we continue to battle the stereotypes and prejudices that prevent too many of us from making our best and highest contribution to our Republic.Melinda Gates, Ai-jen Poo, and 9 more women on what the 19th Amendment’s 100th anniversary means to them|ehinchliffe|August 18, 2020|Fortune
Some workers were more likely to worry about stereotypes than others, whether because of their own innate fears or the actual prevalence of these attitudes in their work environments.Pregnancy stereotypes can put women in physical danger at work, study finds|ehinchliffe|July 16, 2020|Fortune
Science News has a long history covering race in America, including research on stereotypes and stigma, racial bias in research funding, and how the lack of diverse representation in clinical trials risks lives.Science News will observe #ShutDownSTEM on June 10|Nancy Shute|June 10, 2020|Science News
Many of these biases arise out of stereotypes — simplified beliefs that may not be true.
Give this gorgeous book to that friend who fits the stereotype.
But it often feels more like something from a Japanese stereotype than anything explicitly offensive.Bayonetta Is Nintendo’s Graphic, Ass-Kicking Barbie|Alec Kubas-Meyer|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Our stereotype of the ‘Roaring Twenties’ is cocaine, nightclubs, and flapper girls.Sarah Waters: Queen of the Tortured Lesbian Romance|Tim Teeman|September 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Can they break the stereotype of the hijab as a symbol of oppression?
But many of the cis men that I have met or chatted with on OkCupid and other sites do not fall into that stereotype.
The strange part of this rebellion is that it is always marked by the quality of stereotype which it seeks to avoid.
But that must be as it may; and if you think the acceptance dubious, it is much the better plan not to stereotype.George Eliot's Life, Vol. III (of 3)|George Eliot
Yet what a woman she would make if the drying curse of high-caste life were not allowed to stereotype and shrivel her!The Patrician|John Galsworthy
But the rule apparently obtains throughout that stereotype and compromise offer themselves as the exhaustive alternative.
To be sure there is a touch of stereotype in the chords and even in the pinch and clash of hostile motives.
British Dictionary definitions for stereotype
- a method of producing cast-metal printing plates from a mould made from a forme of type matter in papier-mâché or some other material
- the plate so made
- to make a stereotype of
- to print from a stereotype
Derived forms of stereotypestereotyper or stereotypist, nounstereotypic (ˌstɛrɪə ˈtɪpɪk, ˌstɪər-) or stereotypical, adjective
Cultural definitions for stereotype (1 of 2)
A too-simple and therefore distorted image of a group, such as “Football players are stupid” or “The English are cold and unfriendly people.”
Cultural definitions for stereotype (2 of 2)
A generalization, usually exaggerated or oversimplified and often offensive, that is used to describe or distinguish a group.