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

to have a set idea about what a particular type of person is like, especially an idea that is wrong

catalogar, estereotipar
The study claims that British advertising stereotypes women.
We tried not to give the children sexually stereotyped toys.

(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)