Definitions

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  • suffix impressed form; stamp; print
  • suffix typical form

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A combining form signifying impressed form; stamp; print; type; typical form; representative; as in stereotype phototype, ferrotype, monotype.

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Examples

  • The home is for "an ultraprofessional who wants to live in the coolest apartment in Brooklyn," Mr. Lynskey said, adding that he could see a Derek Jeter -type particularly liking the place.

    On the Edge With Haring-Inspired Duplex

  • Dissolute scions hidden in villas, nymphomaniac wives, a feral child, killers, schemers, louche scamps, virtual saints and "Da Vinci Code"-type plotters—these and dozens more cross Zen's path and test his ability to stay true to his moral values.

    Zen and the Bar of Motorcycles

  • "The King's Speech" is a heartwarming, "Masterpiece Theatre"-type affair about King George VI, who conquered a serious speech impediment and, with the able assistance of a saucy Aussie therapist, taught himself to address his countrymen in public during their finest hour.

    Why 'King's Speech' Leaves Me Stuttering

  • Shifrin recommends that parents who want to use baby videos:Pre-watch a video to make sure it goes at a slow, deliberate, "Mr. Rogers"-type pace.

    Popular baby media may not actually advance learning

  • During their reunion, which, contrary to what my friend's married friends might think, was not "hanging-from-the-chandelier"-type reuniting, but just a regular girl-on-top reunion, my friend's lower back suddenly seized up.

    Ginger Emas: Why Do the Best Stories Come From My Divorced Pals?

  • Viewers objected to this ad which featured cute cartoon animals, cheery music and a "Pied Piper"-type figure.

    Paddy Power advert gains most complaints in 2010

  • Last winter, by chance, I found myself travelling to Australia with Viv Richards, who was on his way to do some "King and I"-type gigs with Rodney Hogg, the former Australian fast bowler.

    Never in my life had I faced a bowler as swift as Michael Holding | Mike Selvey

  • Associated Press Only 33% of 21- to 64-year-olds had 401(k)s in 2009. 401(k) Growth Stalls The stock market's wild swings and economic turbulence have stalled growth in the percentage of workers who participate in 401(k)-type plans, according to the Employee Benefit Research Institute.

    This Week

  • Maybe it was the fact that she generally avoided social issues; or because she laid on thick the Steve Jobs references and all the "innovation"-type buzz words San Franciscans love to use to describe their city.

    Taylor Wiles: A Friendly San Francisco Crowd for Michele Bachmann

  • Architecture, history, landscaping, personal memories, "see every whatever in the city"-type scavenger hunts, the desire to visit the site where a movie or TV show was filmed...

    Zoe P. Strassfield: Space History in DC: The Space Window

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