As adjectives the difference between stereotypical and atypical
is that stereotypical
is pertaining to a stereotype; conventional while atypical
is not conforming to the normal type.
As a noun atypical is
(pharmacy) an atypical antipsychotic.
Pertaining to a stereotype; conventional
banal, commonplace and because of overuse
- I was disappointed by the ''stereotypical the-butler-did-it ending.
Not conforming to the normal type.
Unusual or irregular.
(pharmacy) An atypical antipsychotic.