from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of, pertaining to or characteristic of a stereotype; stereotypical
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to stereotype, or stereotype plates.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or relating to stereotype or stereotype plates.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. lacking spontaneity or originality or individuality
Sorry, no etymologies found.
KARTZINEL: From a parent's point of view, autism is the sudden loss or deteriorating loss of eye contact, social skills, communicative skills, they become very repetitive in their play, they become what we call stereotypic, or common word is stimming, where they'll flap.
Repeated, purposeless motions-what zoo professionals call "stereotypic behavior"-is a pretty clear sign of a troubled animal.
It is called stereotypic behavior and it is, unfortunately, common among polar bears and other species in captivity.
Frustrated by this extreme confinement, sows engaged in "stereotypic" behaviors, which indicate poor welfare, like bar biting and head swaying.
Timothy Fortune isn't your stereotypic fictional missionary, all dead dogma and dammed-up desire, but a genuinely good man for whom the discovery of love and the discovery of his utter aloneness come with a shock any of us can share.
To take just one example, California State University - Chico bans, as sexual harassment, "explicit use of ... stereotypic generalizations" and even "reinforcement of sexist stereotypes through subtle, often unintentional means."
Being an arab and a muslim, I have seen the way everyone looks at people like me get worse and worse every single day for the past 8 years .. with too many people simply adopting the typical stereotypic “terrorist” image.
Whereas the body art was colorful, brash, obnoxious, stereotypic, cheap, permanent, and similar to the mark of a branding iron; inevitably you have become a slave to your poor choices.
But they are harmful nonetheless, because they perpetuate stereotypic views of women's preferences and abilities.
Let's see, we have the sorority girls, the party people, the earthy/manifestation gurus, the jocks, the intellects, the preps, and the list continues and can become speckled with stereotypic titles that can follow you for the duration of your stay, if you're lucky to be allowed to stay.