Synonyms of pigeonhole


1. pigeonhole, category

usage: a specific (often simplistic) category

2. cubbyhole, pigeonhole, compartment

usage: a small compartment


1. pigeonhole, put, set, place, pose, position, lay

usage: place into a small compartment

2. pigeonhole, stereotype, stamp, classify, class, sort, assort, sort out, separate

usage: treat or classify according to a mental stereotype; "I was stereotyped as a lazy Southern European"

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Definition and meaning of pigeonhole (Dictionary)