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1 pigeonhole /ˈpɪʤənˌhoʊl/ verb
pigeonholes; pigeonholed; pigeonholing
1 pigeonhole
/ˈpɪʤənˌhoʊl/
verb
pigeonholes; pigeonholed; pigeonholing
Learner's definition of PIGEONHOLE
[+ object] disapproving
: to unfairly think of or describe (someone or something) as belonging to a particular group, having only a particular skill, etc.
often + as
2 pigeonhole /ˈpɪʤənˌhoʊl/ noun
plural pigeonholes
2 pigeonhole
/ˈpɪʤənˌhoʊl/
noun
plural pigeonholes
Learner's definition of PIGEONHOLE
[count]
chiefly British : a small open space in a desk, cabinet, or wall for keeping letters or papers
disapproving used to say that someone or something is being unfairly thought of or described as belonging to a particular group, having only a particular skill, etc.
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