Translation of "stereotype" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈster.i.ə.taɪp/ us disapproving

A a set idea that people have about what someone or something is like, especially an idea that is wrong

racial/sexual stereotypes
He doesn’t conform to/fit/fill the national stereotype of a Frenchman.
The characters in the book are just stereotypes.

(Translation of “stereotype” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈsteriəˌtaip/

a fixed and often unfair or untrue idea of what a particular type or person or thing is like

a racial stereotype.
stereotypical /ˌsteriəˈtipikəl/ adjective

the sterero typical image of Americans.

(Translation of “stereotype” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)