Definition of Type B in English:

Type B

Pronunciation /tīp bē/ /taɪp bi/


  • A personality type characterized as easygoing and thought to have low susceptibility to stress.

    ‘On the other hand, Type B personalities are more low key, cooperative and patient.’
    • ‘The low likelihood of having AAT deficiency coupled with potential adverse psychosocial effects warrants a Type B recommendation.’
    • ‘Unlike Type A, Type B tends to have had long-term relationships in the past.’
    • ‘The people the Bush campaign should be going after is the Type B fence sitter.’
    • ‘Both Type A and Action-oriented students attained higher marks on a 30-item postlecture test than Type B and State-oriented students.’