Definition : A stereotype (from Greek: stereo + týpos = "solid impression") is a generalized perception of first impressions: behaviors presumed by a group of people judging with the eyes/criticizing ones outer appearance (or a population in general) to be associated with another specific group.
How to speak about stereotype in chinese ?
Wikipededia gives the words 刻板印象 and 印刻作用
国民刻板印象 (national stereotype)
人种刻板印象 (race stereotype)
种族刻板印象 (ethnic stereoptype)
But in daily conversation, it would be :
固定的形象 (usual image)
旧框框 (old frame)
陈规 (outmoded convention)
老套 (old stuff)
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