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Stereotypes of Argentines are generalizations about Argentines that do not reflect reality. Stereotypes associated with Argentines vary from country to country depending on the prevalent stereotype in each culture. [1][2]

In Brazil, Chile and Uruguay, Argentines are stereotyped as arrogant, proud, narcissistic and racist.[3][4][5][6] To this Argentines are also known for being gossipy, full of grandeur, liars (chantas), envious, quick and exaggerated in Uruguay.[7]. In addition to the above, Argentines have also been labeled as lazy, vain, and pedantic, but also kind and carefree, in scientific polls.[8]

In Spain and other South American countries such as Colombia, Paraguay and Peru, Argentines are stereotyped as passionate –though somewhat coarse– as well as noble, honest, and kind.[9]

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References

  1. ^ Sims, Calvin (May 24, 1998). "The World; Formerly Arrogant, Utterly Argentine" – via NYTimes.com.
  2. ^ Brazil, Chile and Uruguay, Argentines are stereotyped as arrogant, proud, narcissistic and racist.[3][4][5][6] To this Argentines are also known for being gossipy, full of grandeur, liars (chantas), envious, quick and exaggerated in Uruguay.[7]. In addition to the above, Argentines have also been labeled as lazy, vain, and pedantic, but also kind and carefree, in scientific polls.[8]

    In Spain and other South American countries such as Colombia, Paraguay and Peru, Argentines are stereotyped as passionate –though somewhat coarse– as well as noble, honest, and kind.[9]