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stereotypical

[ ster-ee-uh-tip-i-kuhl, steer- ]
/ ˌstɛr i əˈtɪp ɪ kəl, ˌstɪər- /
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adjective

portraying a simplified and standardized conception or image, often one that is construed as derogatory:She is frustrated by the shallow and stereotypical roles that she is offered as an Asian actor.The stereotypical environmentalist is a white dude wearing sandals and tie-dye.

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Also ster·e·o·typ·ic [ster-ee-uh-tip-ik, steer-] /ˌstɛr i əˈtɪp ɪk, ˌstɪər-/ .

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OTHER WORDS FROM stereotypical

non·ster·e·o·typ·ic, adjectivenon·ster·e·o·typ·i·cal, adjective
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