Associations to the word «Stereotype»


STEREOTYPE, noun. A conventional, formulaic, and often oversimplified or exaggerated conception, opinion, or image of (a person).
STEREOTYPE, noun. (psychology) A person who is regarded as embodying or conforming to a set image or type.
STEREOTYPE, noun. (printing) A metal printing plate cast from a matrix moulded from a raised printing surface.
STEREOTYPE, noun. (computing) (UML) An extensibility mechanism of the Unified Modeling Language.
STEREOTYPE, verb. (transitive) To make a stereotype of someone or something, or characterize someone by a stereotype.
STEREOTYPE, verb. (transitive) To prepare for printing in stereotype; to produce stereotype plates of.
STEREOTYPE, verb. (transitive) To print from a stereotype.
STEREOTYPE, verb. (transitive) (figurative) To make firm or permanent; to fix.

Dictionary definition

STEREOTYPE, noun. A conventional or formulaic conception or image; "regional stereotypes have been part of America since its founding".
STEREOTYPE, verb. Treat or classify according to a mental stereotype; "I was stereotyped as a lazy Southern European".

Wise words

Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.
Napoleon Hill