Synonyms for (noun) stereotype

Synonyms: stereotype

Definition: a conventional or formulaic conception or image

Usage: regional stereotypes have been part of America since its founding

Similar words: representation, internal representation, mental representation

Definition: a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image

Synonyms for (verb) stereotype

Synonyms: stamp, pigeonhole, stereotype

Definition: treat or classify according to a mental stereotype

Usage: I was stereotyped as a lazy Southern European

Similar words: class, classify, assort, separate, sort, sort out

Definition: arrange or order by classes or categories

Usage: How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?