revert to type
Definition of revert to type
: to go back to doing what one usually does After this one atypical comedy, will he revert to type in his next film?
Word by Word Definitions
: to come or go back (as to a former condition, period, or subject)
: to return to the proprietor or his or her heirs at the end of a reversion
: to return to an ancestral type
: a particular kind, class, or group
: something distinguishable as a variety : sort
: a member of an indicated class or variety of people
: to write something on a typewriter or enter data into a computer by way of a keyboard
: to produce (a character, a document, etc.) using a keyboard (as on a typewriter or computer)
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