verb (used with object), ster·e·o·typed, ster·e·o·typ·ing.
Examples from the Web for stereotyping
Both 24 and Homeland caught significant flack from critics for stereotyping Muslims and Middle Easterners.Generic and Superficial ‘Tyrant’ Amerisplains the Middle East|Andrew Romano|June 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And when you peacefully protest their stereotyping of you, they lash back at you and they call you horrendous, horrific names.Amanda Blackhorse Is ‘Confident’ Snyder Will Lose His Redskins Appeal|Robert Silverman|June 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A lot of that has to do with clichés and stereotyping through the years, a misinformed preconception of excessive promiscuity.HBO’s ‘Looking,’ Gays, and Sex: Are We All Expecting Too Much?|Kevin Fallon|January 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At worst, it smacks of stereotyping, race-baiting, and gender bias of the most insidious kind.Susan Rice: Just Another ‘Incompetent’ Black Woman|Sophia A. Nelson|December 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Stereotyping is one of the key reasons why gender diversity has generally been quite poor.
This is the way it is, a chain of abuse, a torrent of prejudice, an iron curtain of malice and stereotyping.After the Rain|Sam Vaknin
The page is made up on a portable slab of iron, upon which it is sent to the stereotyping room.
It is said that the process of stereotyping was first communicated to Didot by him.Benjamin Franklin; Self-Revealed, Volume II (of 2)|Wiliam Cabell Bruce
The repetition and stereotyping of impressions are greatly forwarded by the system of organized gossip which we call the press.Lessons of the war with Spain and other articles|Alfred T. Mahan
The large daily newspapers are entirely dependent upon the stereotyping process for the necessary speed required in production.From Xylographs to Lead Molds; A.D. 1440-A.D. 1921|H. C. Forster
British Dictionary definitions for stereotyping
- 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
Word Origin and History for stereotyping
1798, "method of printing from a plate," from French stéréotype (adj.) "printing by means of a solid plate of type," from Greek stereos "solid" (see sterile) + French type "type." Noun meaning "a stereotype plate" is from 1817. Meaning "image perpetuated without change" is first recorded 1850, from the verb in this sense, which is from 1819. Meaning "preconceived and oversimplified notion of characteristics typical of a person or group" is recorded from 1922. Stereotypical is attested from 1949.
Culture definitions for stereotyping (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.”
Culture definitions for stereotyping (2 of 2)
A generalization, usually exaggerated or oversimplified and often offensive, that is used to describe or distinguish a group.