Denoting someone who is regarded as robotically conformist or obedient: it seems that colleges want to produce a generation of PC-driven Stepford students
More example sentences
- All too often, however, she sounds less like a domestic goddess and more like a Stepford wife.
- When this bin liner was full I tied it up and put it in the grey bin like a dutiful Stepford wife.
- But what does a Stepford husband do for recreation?
from The Stepford Wives, the title of a 1972 novel by Ira Levin (1929–2007), in which Stepford is the name of a fictional idyllic suburb where the men have replaced their wives with robots.
Definition of Stepford in:
- The British & World English dictionary