verb (used with object), ster·e·o·typed, ster·e·o·typ·ing.
Words nearby stereotype
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
Examples from the Web for stereotypic
Although the cause of the death of the cells is unclear, the symptoms and signs of the disease are well known and stereotypic.The Burden Robin Williams Carried: Diagnosed With Parkinson’s and Depression|Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD, Tej Azad|August 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for stereotypic
- 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 stereotypic (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 stereotypic (2 of 2)
A generalization, usually exaggerated or oversimplified and often offensive, that is used to describe or distinguish a group.