When a person fears something or someone because of a known stereotype having to do with that thing or person. Fear is 100% mental so people can really make themselves think they are afraid of something based on what they might have heard or what othe people say.
She had a stereotypical fear of needles, but when she thought about it, they weren't really that bad.
by Lucy2005 December 02, 2005
Can you define these popular missing words?