stereotypenoun [C]uk /ˈster.i.ə.taɪp/ us /ˈster.i.ə.taɪp/ disapproving
- I think I fit the popular stereotype of a mad scientist.
- She was the very stereotype of the prim English woman.
- Adverts are full of stereotypes.
- The latest series contains a thoroughly offensive stereotype of a gay man.
- Her plots are predictable and her characters little more than stereotypes.