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pigeonholed

verb
past tense of pigeonhole

Synonyms & Antonyms of pigeonholed

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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“Pigeonholed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pigeonholed. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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