pigeon hole

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(noun) A small recess (usu. one of a series) for a domestic pigeon to nest in; transf. a small room, apartment, etc. Formerly also (Criminals' slang) the stocks; an instrument in which the hands of culprits were confined, when being flogged
(verb) Furnish with or divide into a set of pigeon-holes
(noun) a.) Any of a series of compartments in a desk or on a wall, open in front, for keeping and sorting papers, letters, etc. b.) fig. Any of a series of categories for the classification of facts, ideas, people, etc. "R. H. Morrieson - I had privately consigned Len Ramsbottom to the pigeon-hole 'lousiest typist ever'."
Assign to a definite place in the memory, or in an ordered group of ideas; categorize mentally. "National Times - He was labelled schizophrenic, a diagnosis flung around to pigeon-hole misfits
((noun) Typography) An excessively wide space between words. slang
(noun) A hole in a wall or door for the passage of pigeons; transf. any of a series of holes for the passage of liquids, escape of gases, etc
(noun - In pl.) An old outdoor game, probably in which balls were bowled at small arched apertures
(noun) A seat in the top row of the gallery of a theatre. rare. 1
pigeon holes
plural form of pigeon hole
pigeonhole
One of an array of compartments for sorting post, messages etc. at an office, or college (for example)

Fred was disappointed at the lack of post in his pigeonhole.

pigeon-hole
A pigeon-hole is one of the sections in a frame on a wall where letters and messages can be left for someone, or one of the sections in a writing desk where you can keep documents
pigeon-hole
To pigeon-hole someone or something means to decide that they belong to a particular class or category, often without considering all their qualities or characteristics. He felt they had pigeonholed him I don't want to be pigeonholed as a kids' presenter
pigeonhole
{i} small open compartment for filing papers
pigeonhole
A hole, or roosting place for pigeons
pigeonhole
To categorize; especially to limit or be limited to a particular category, role, etc
pigeonhole
a small compartment
pigeonhole
A small compartment in a desk or case for the keeping of letters, documents, etc
pigeonhole
a specific (often simplistic) category treat or classify according to a mental stereotype; "I was stereotyped as a lazy Southern European"
pigeonhole
{f} put in a pigeonhole, place in a compartment, file; put aside indefinitely, postpone, delay; classify within a series of ideas
pigeonhole
a specific (often simplistic) category
pigeonhole
one of a set of small open boxes fixed to a wall. You leave letters, messages etc for particular people in the boxes. to unfairly consider a person, activity etc as belonging to a particular type or group pigeonhole sb/sth as sth
pigeonhole
a specific (often simplistic) category treat or classify according to a mental stereotype; "I was stereotyped as a lazy Southern European" place into a small compartment
pigeonhole
so called from the resemblance of a row of them to the compartments in a dovecote
pigeonhole
To place in the pigeonhole of a case or cabinet; hence, to put away; to lay aside indefinitely; as, to pigeonhole a letter or a report
pigeonhole
treat or classify according to a mental stereotype; "I was stereotyped as a lazy Southern European"
pigeonhole
place into a small compartment
pigeon hole

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    pîcın hōl

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    /ˈpəʤən ˈhōl/ /ˈpɪʤən ˈhoʊl/

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    [ 'pi-j&n ] (noun.) 14th century. Middle English, from Middle French pijon, from Late Latin pipion-, pipio young bird, from Latin pipire to chirp.

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