Definition of typecast
1 : to cast (an actor or actress) in a part calling for the same characteristics as those possessed by the performer
2 : to cast (an actor or actress) repeatedly in the same type of role
3 : stereotype 2
Examples of typecast in a sentence
Her television work typecast her as a helpless victim.
First Known Use of typecast
TYPECAST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of typecast for English Language Learners
: to always give (an actor or actress) the same kind of role : to cause people to think that (an actor or actress) should always play the same kind of role
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