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stereotyped

[ ster-ee-uh-tahypt, steer- ]

adjective

  1. reproduced in or by stereotype plates.
  2. fixed or settled in form; hackneyed; conventional.

    Synonyms: dull, worn, stale, lifeless

    Antonyms: unusual, rare



stereotyped

/ ˈstɛrɪəˌtaɪpt; ˈstɪər- /

adjective

  1. lacking originality or individuality; conventional; trite
  2. reproduced from or on a stereotype printing plate


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Other Words From

  • non·stere·o·typed adjective
  • un·stere·o·typed adjective
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Word History and Origins

Origin of stereotyped1

First recorded in 1810–20; stereotype + -ed 2
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Example Sentences

Omar has long been one of the right-wing’s favorite subjects for stereotyped criticism and flat-out smears.

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“They treated me like an alien,” she says, explaining that North Koreans are viciously stereotyped in South Korea.

By comparison, being stereotyped as intellectual, stoic, and boring might seem like a nice problem to have.

The current GOP coalition can be stereotyped quite simply as the Medicare/Social Security retiree.

I complained yesterday about young people being stereotyped for being unenthused about entering the job market in this era.

Compared to Americans, Canadians are stereotyped as steady and predictable.

They snarled the stereotyped phrases necessary for the conduct of the game.

We are photoed sitting, standing, hats on and off, and in every other stereotyped position known to camera men.

They owned no stereotyped plates, and for some weeks had no thought of entering into any business relations with authors.

Such men would certainly not adhere strictly to a stereotyped early tradition: that we cannot expect from them.

Nearly all our acts, nearly all our utterances, nearly all our thoughts, are of stereotyped and conventional forms.

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