stereotypical
adjective see stereotype II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • stereotypical — [ster΄ē ə tip′i kəl, stir΄ē ə tip′i kəl] adj. 1. of or produced by stereotypy 2. stereotyped; hackneyed: Also stereotypic * * * See stereotyper. * * * …   Universalium

  • stereotypical — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to or resembling a stereotype. DERIVATIVES stereotypic adjective stereotypically adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • stereotypical — [ster΄ē ə tip′i kəl, stir΄ē ə tip′i kəl] adj. 1. of or produced by stereotypy 2. stereotyped; hackneyed: Also stereotypic …   English World dictionary

  • stereotypical — [[t]ste̱rioʊtɪ̱pɪk(ə)l[/t]] ADJ GRADED A stereotypical idea of a type of person or thing is a fixed general idea that a lot of people have about it, that may be false in many cases. These are men whose masculinity does not conform to… …   English dictionary

  • stereotypical — adjective a) Pertaining to a stereotype; conventional I was disappointed by the stereotypical the butler did it ending. b) banal, commonplace and clichéd because of overuse …   Wiktionary

  • stereotypical — adj. Stereotypical is used with these nouns: ↑image, ↑representation, ↑role, ↑view …   Collocations dictionary

  • stereotypical — ster|e|o|typ|ic|al [ ,steriə tıpıkl ] adjective exactly like the stereotype of a particular person or thing: a stereotypical teenager …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • stereotypical — UK [ˌsterɪəˈtɪpɪk(ə)l] / US adjective exactly like the stereotype of a particular person or thing a stereotypical teenager …   English dictionary

  • stereotypical — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Without freshness or appeal because of overuse: banal, bromidic, clichéd, commonplace, corny, hackneyed, musty, overused, overworked, platitudinal, platitudinous, shopworn, stale, stereotyped, stereotypic,… …   English dictionary for students

  • stereotypical — stereotype …   Dictionary of sociology

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