pigeonhole
[ˈpɪdʒɪnhəʊl]
NOUN
pigeonholes (plural noun) · pigeon-hole (noun) · pigeon-holes (plural noun)
  1. a small recess for a domestic pigeon to nest in.
  2. each of a set of small open-fronted compartments in a workplace or other organization where letters or messages may be left for individuals.
    synonyms:
  3. a category, typically an overly restrictive one, to which someone or something is assigned.
    "people identified me with a homely farmer's wife and I could never escape that pigeonhole"
VERB
pigeonholes (third person present) · pigeonholed (past tense) · pigeonholed (past participle) · pigeonholing (present participle) · pigeon-hole (verb) · pigeon-holes (third person present) · pigeon-holed (past tense) · pigeon-holed (past participle) · pigeon-holing (present participle)
  1. assign to a particular category, typically an overly restrictive one.
    "I was pigeonholed as a ‘youth writer’"
  2. put (a document) in a pigeonhole.
    "he pigeonholed his charts and notes"
    • put aside for future consideration.
      "she pigeonholed her worry about him"
      synonyms:
      postpone · put off · put back · defer · shelve · delay · hold over ·
      put on one side · lay aside · adjourn · suspend · put on ice · mothball · put in cold storage · table · put on the back burner
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How to use pigeonhole in a sentence?
people identified me with a homely farmer's wife and I could never escape that pigeonhole.
I was pigeonholed as a ‘youth writer’.
he pigeonholed his charts and notes.
she pigeonholed her worry about him.
How to say pigeonhole in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Arabic بيجيونهولي
Bosnian (Latin) zguramo
Bulgarian Дирихле
Cantonese (Traditional) 歸檔
Catalan caseller
Chinese Simplified 归档
Chinese Traditional 歸檔
Croatian pretinac
Czech škatulky
Danish dueslag
Dutch postvakje
Finnish lokeroon
French (NOUN)pigeonnier, tiroirs
German (NOUN)Schublade
Greek τσουβάλι
Haitian Creole kalòj pijon
Hebrew שובך היונים
Hindi कोष्ठ
Icelandic pigeonholl
Indonesian rumah burung
Japanese (VERB)棚上げ
(NOUN)
Korean (NOUN)정리함
Latvian Dirihlē
Lithuanian prilipdyti
Norwegian Bokmål avdeling
Persian لانه کبوتری
Polish szufladkowa Dirichleta
Portuguese (NOUN)escaninho
Querétaro Otomi casillero
Romanian sertar
Russian (NOUN)откладывать
Serbian (Cyrillic) боксу
Serbian (Latin) boksu
Slovak zaradiť
Slovenian Dirichletovo
Spanish (VERB)encasillar
(NOUN)casillero
Swedish fack
Telugu పిగెనోహోల్
Thai ซุก
Turkish güvercin yuvası
Ukrainian Діріхле
Urdu (NOUN)کبوترخانہ
Welsh lythyru
Yucatec Maya casillero
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