Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or relating to stereotype or stereotype plates.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to stereotype, or stereotype plates.

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  • adjective Of, pertaining to or characteristic of a stereotype; stereotypical

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective lacking spontaneity or originality or individuality

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Examples

  • 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.

    CNN Transcript Sep 26, 2007

  • 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.

    CNN Transcript Oct 7, 2007

  • Repeated, purposeless motions-what zoo professionals call "stereotypic behavior"-is a pretty clear sign of a troubled animal.

    Slate Magazine

  • It is called stereotypic behavior and it is, unfortunately, common among polar bears and other species in captivity.

    Columbia Missourian: Latest Articles

  • Frustrated by this extreme confinement, sows engaged in "stereotypic" behaviors, which indicate poor welfare, like bar biting and head swaying.

    David Kirby: Humane Society Exposes Pig Breeding Horrors -- But It Doesn't Have to Be This Way

  • 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.

    A letter from the editor on Sylvia Townsend Warner

  • 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.

    Authors and others

  • 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."

    Adam Kissel: Standing Up for Due Process on Campus = "Sticking Up for Penises Everywhere?"

  • 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.

    A Different Stripe:

  • 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.

    From the editor

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