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pigeonhole

verb

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(Entry 1 of 2)

disapproving to unfairly think of or describe (someone or something) as belonging to only a certain category
  • She likes to perform different types of music because she doesn't want to be pigeonholed.

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pigeonhole

noun

Synonyms of pigeonhole (Entry 2 of 2)

as in cubbyhole, snuggery

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The first known use of pigeonhole was in 1577

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pigeon

pigeonhole

pigeonholed

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“Pigeonhole.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pigeonhole. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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