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

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