Definition of stereotype:
instance, ideal, notion, reckon, hold, incline, banality, stomp, custom, prototype, bromide, archetype, philosophy, stump, case, pigeonhole, conventional notion, template, stamp, surprise, principle, say, generality, model, institution, fashion, faith, example, believe in, emboss, consider, think, truism, platitude, know best, theory, adhere to, thought, boss, idea, concept, belief, have a mind of your own, the personification of something, conception, commitment.
The first volume appeared in December 1857; the second in November 1863; and the third in February 1874. By the time the original editions of the first two had been sold, American reprints, differently entitled and having the essays differently arranged, had been produced; and, for economy's sake, I have since contented myself with importing successive supplies printed from the American stereotype plates.- "Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I", Herbert Spencer.
The secret is that it is a kind of moral and magnetic force, and the lamentable part of it is that such men, if they are not enlightened and wise, may do more harm than good, because they tend to stereotype what ought to be changed and renewed.- "At Large", Arthur Christopher Benson.
- "Underground", Suelette Dreyfus.