Definition of stereotype verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

stereotype

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈsteriətaɪp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsteriətaɪp//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they stereotype
BrE BrE//ˈsteriətaɪp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsteriətaɪp//
 
he / she / it stereotypes
BrE BrE//ˈsteriətaɪps//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsteriətaɪps//
 
past simple stereotyped
BrE BrE//ˈsteriətaɪpt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsteriətaɪpt//
 
past participle stereotyped
BrE BrE//ˈsteriətaɪpt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsteriətaɪpt//
 
-ing form stereotyping
BrE BrE//ˈsteriətaɪpɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsteriətaɪpɪŋ//
 
 
jump to other results
[often passive] to form a fixed idea about a person or thing which may not really be true stereotype somebody Children from certain backgrounds tend to be stereotyped by their teachers. stereotype somebody as something Why are professors stereotyped as absent-minded? Word Origin late 18th cent.: from French stéréotype (adjective).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: stereotype

Other results

All matches