stereotypical Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “stereotypical” in the English Dictionary

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uk   us   /ˌster.i.əˈtɪp.ɪ.kəl/ disapproving
C2 having the ​qualities that you ​expect a ​particulartype of ​person to have: Customers are ​tired of the stereotypical, ​fast-talkingsalesperson.
adverb uk   us   /-i/
(Definition of stereotypical from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “stereotypical”
in Chinese (Simplified) 模式化的, 类型化的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 刻板印象的, 類型化的…
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