Top Definition
If one or more specific instances of a class of items or persons have a negative quality, all items or persons of that class must be considered to have that same negative quality.
1) There are some bad salespeople; therefore, all salespeople are bad.

2) I once owned a Honda that broke down; therefore, all Hondas are junk.

3) A black person once stole from me; therefore, all black people are thieves.

4) Throwing out the baby with the bath water.
by ArsNorrick November 13, 2003

Free Daily Email

Type your email address below to get our free Urban Word of the Day every morning!

Emails are sent from We'll never spam you.