Complete Definition of "stereotype"

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Noun
en-noun

  1. A conventional, formulaic, and oversimplified conception, opinion, or image.
  2. A person who is regarded as embodying or conforming to a set image or type.
  3. printing A metal printing plate cast from a matrix moulded from a raised printing surface.

Verb
en-verb|stereotyp|ing

  1. transitive: To make a stereotype of someone or something, or characterize someone by a stereotype.
  2. transitive: To print from a stereotype.

See also
stereotypic
stereotypical

Category:Greek derivations

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