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Word: stereotype

Definition: one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer


Sentences Containing 'stereotype'

A cold, heartless tyrant, Nurse Ratched has become the stereotype of the nurse as a battleaxe.
A common stereotype is the image of a dominatrix wearing a skin-tight PVC catsuit, usually jet-black.
Another difference in sentence final particles that strikes the ear of the Tokyo speaker is the "nen" particle such as "nande ya nen!", "you gotta be kidding!" or "why/what the hell?!", a stereotype tsukkomi phrase in the manzai.
Anthony Joseph Paul Cortese's "Opposing Hate Speech" suggests that Cissy is "the archetypal stereotype for a lesbian...non-flattering stereotypes".
Artwork made by women was considered to be inferior, and to help overcome that stereotype women became "increasingly vocal and confident" in promoting women's work, and thus became part of the emerging image of the educated, modern and freer "New Woman".
At the same time, Ma needed to dispel the stereotype of him as an urban Mainlander from Taipei unconnected with rural southern Holo-speaking Taiwan.
At the time, she was the only significant representative of Asian women on television in the United States (besides news anchors and reporters), leaving no one else to counteract this prominent stereotype.
Because of the dominance of the male image in so much nationalism, he decided to write the history of that stereotype in "The Image of Man: The Creation of Modern Masculinity" (1996).
But not alone has this Leviathan left his pre-adamite traces in the stereotype plates of nature, and in limestone and marl bequeathed his ancient bust; but upon Egyptian tablets, whose antiquity seems to claim for them an almost fossiliferous character, we find the unmistakable print of his fin.
Cultural studies scholar William Anthony Nericcio sees the film as representative of a pattern in the works of Friz Freleng, who also produced such stereotype-ridden films as "Jungle Jitters", "Goldilocks and the Jivin' Bears", and the Speedy Gonzales cartoons.
Describing her as "fearsome, devouring, vicious, cool," and with an "exotic sexuality", Georgia State University professor Greg Smith sees Woo as a stereotype of Asian women, a "Dragon Lady".
For this film, Carpenter wanted to get away from the stereotype of gothic vampires as he said in an interview, "My vampires are savage creatures.
Her first release, the Stereotype EP, was released in 2007.
In ripping apart the stereotype, he gives us a prototype: a Bollywood that deals with alienation, ... angst, ...  and atrocity."
It's really a play on the extremes of the stereotype, and that's it.
Mass media has drawn on this stereotype to coin the term "Crazy Cat Lady Syndrome" to refer to the association between "T. gondii" and psychiatric conditions.
Now "ja" is commonly used in other western Japan like Hiroshima and is also used for the stereotype of old men in fiction.
Occasionally, Vertinskaya remembered, she had to artificially "simplify" her facial features (even to stuff her nostrils) so as to fit the Soviet "common heroine" stereotype.
Over a huge electronic synth, Kesha sings "Fuck Him He's A DJ / All night long he's got the beat / Fuck Him He's A DJ / Keep playing that song it works for me," before she continues to adopt her rap-sing style throughout the verse singing lyrics like "He's a stereotype / He's got the baseball cap" and "You see we share the same god / We've got the same love."
Publicly, she retains the corporate image of a sweet, bustling old woman who often slips into the stereotype of a hapless grandmother (she wears antiquated clothes that greatly accentuate her bust and general figure, while using rustic similes and metaphors such as "squeaking like an old screen door").
She was described as "beautiful, brilliant, and captivating" by her male contemporaries, and this perception of her helped shape the stereotype of the "Southern belle".
Smith sees this as reinforcing the bestial undertone of the Asian stereotype, making her appear inhuman.
Some of the gay press have accused Cotton of making Sean a stereotype.
The BBC then offered an apology, though it claimed there was no "vindictiveness" in the remarks and that they were just part of the stereotype-based comedy the organisation espoused, such as when it "makejokes about the Italians being disorganised and over dramatic, the French being arrogant and the Germans being over-organised".
The challengers depend upon practical knowledge of physics, mathematics, and engineering to succeed at the challenges, as well as an ability to overcome the stereotype of know-it-alls, that a know-it-all believes that he or she knows everything and does not depend on other people's knowledge.
The Indian princess stereotype is in some ways the opposite of the squaw stereotype.
The physiological stress caused by racism has been documented in studies by Claude Steele, Joshua Aronson, and Steven Spencer on what they term "stereotype threat."
The reviewer for thelantern.com wrote of the Improbable theatre's first production, "70 Hill Lane": "Improbable Theatre's production of "70 Hill Lane," which opens at the Wexner Center tonight...will shatter that stereotype.
The song was selected out of a total of three hundred songs as the album's lead single unanimously, aiming to break away from the ballad stereotype associated with the group.
These were used to make stereotype plates, which were lowered by hoist to the ground floor.
Thus, it is argued that “stereotype inconsistent cues might lead to more intentioned thought, thereby suppressing racial priming effects”
Unlike the 1970s depictions of docile East Asian women on TV, Ling's character was the opposite, but still a classic stereotype, that of the Dragon Lady.
Vogt is also lead singer of the Schlager party band Die Feldberger, and in addition performs as a ventriloquist. Frau Martha Wäber is a comic stereotype of a confused, elderly Swabian lady, and speaks in a strong, comical, Black Forest dialect. Typically, she appears in sketches and games, tells corny jokes, and performs scripted banter with minor German celebrities and Schlager singers.
While the stereotype for retraining needs is the older worker, youth in the United States and across the European Community (OECD) and Africa suffer from the same problem.
With the resources of PhatAhDat, Vigalantee also pioneered the No Jaangle Movement, a social consciousness movement that challenges young people to combat the stigma of "bojangling," a negative stereotype that haunts most minority youths.

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