Stereotypic



noun
1.
a process, now often replaced by more advanced methods, for making metal printing plates by taking a mold of composed type or the like in papier-mâché or other material and then taking from this mold a cast in type metal.
2.
a plate made by this process.
3.
a set form; convention.
4.
Sociology. a simplified and standardized conception or image invested with special meaning and held in common by members of a group:
The cowboy and Indian are American stereotypes.
verb (used with object), stereotyped, stereotyping.
5.
to make a stereotype of.
6.
to characterize or regard as a stereotype:
The actor has been stereotyped as a villain.
7.
to give a fixed form to.
noun
1.

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

2.
another word for stereotypy
3.
an idea, trait, convention, etc, that has grown stale through fixed usage
4.
(sociol) a set of inaccurate, simplistic generalizations about a group that allows others to categorize them and treat them accordingly
verb (transitive)
5.

to make a stereotype of
to print from a stereotype

6.
to impart a fixed usage or convention to

stereotype definition

A too-simple and therefore distorted image of a group, such as “Football players are stupid” or “The English are cold and unfriendly people.”

stereotype definition

A generalization, usually exaggerated or oversimplified and often offensive, that is used to describe or distinguish a group.

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