stereotypes

The Correct spelling is: stereotypes

Common misspellings of the word stereotypes are:

How do you spell stereotypes?. It is not sterotypes

  • n.
    1. A conventional, formulaic, and oversimplified conception, opinion, or image.
    2. One that is regarded as embodying or conforming to a set image or type.
    3. Printing. A metal printing plate cast from a matrix molded from a raised printing surface, such as type.
    tr.v., -typed, -typ·ing, -types.
    1. To make a stereotype of.
    2. To characterize by a stereotype: “Elderly Americans are the neglected sector of the fashion industry, stereotyped by blue hair and polyester pantsuits” (American Demographics).
    3. To give a fixed, unvarying form to.
    4. To print from a stereotype.

    [French stéréotype, stereotype printing : stéréo-, solid (from Greek stereo-; see stereo–) + type, printing type (from Old French, symbol, from Late Latin typus; see type).]

    stereotyper ster'e·o·typ'er n.
    stereotypic ster'e·o·typ'ic (-tĭp'ĭk) or ster'e·o·typ'i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
    stereotypically ster'e·o·typ'i·cal·ly adv.


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