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stereotype (n.)

1798年,"从板子上印刷的方法",来自法语 stéréotype (副词)"用定型版印刷",来自希腊语 stereos "固体"(见 stereo- )+法语 type "类型"(见 type (n.))。意为"定型版",出自1817年。意为"不加改变而延续的形象"最早记载于1850年,来自这个意义上的动词。意义"对一个人或一个群体的典型特征的先入为主和过于简单化的概念"是从1922年开始记载的(Walter Lippmann,"Public Opinion")。

stereotype (v.)

1804年,"铸成定型板",出自 stereotype (n.)。从1819年起在形象意义上为"牢固地或不可改变地固定"。到1953年为"给一个人或群体的典型特征赋予先入为主和过于简单化的概念"。相关链接: Stereotyped ; stereotyping .

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Definitions of stereotype from WordNet
1
stereotype (v.)
treat or classify according to a mental stereotype;
I was stereotyped as a lazy Southern European
Synonyms: pigeonhole / stamp
2
stereotype (n.)
a conventional or formulaic conception or image;
regional stereotypes have been part of America since its founding
From wordnet.princeton.edu