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Noun: stereotype  'ste-ree-u,tIp or 'ste-ree-ow,tIp
  1. A conventional or formulaic conception or image
    "regional stereotypes have been part of America since its founding"
     
  2. (printing) a metal printing plate cast from a matrix moulded from a raised printing surface
Verb: stereotype  'ste-ree-u,tIp or 'ste-ree-ow,tIp
  1. Treat or classify according to a mental stereotype
    "I was stereotyped as a lazy Southern European";
    - pigeonhole, stamp

Derived forms: stereotypes, stereotyped, stereotyping

Type of: assort, class, classify, internal representation, mental representation, representation, separate, sort, sort out

Encyclopedia: Stereotype