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English noun: pigeonhole

1. pigeonhole (cognition) a specific (often simplistic) category


Broader (hypernym)category

2. pigeonhole (artifact) a small compartment


Synonymscubbyhole


Broader (hypernym)compartment


English verb: pigeonhole

1. pigeonhole (contact) place into a small compartment


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)lay, place, pose, position, put, set

2. pigeonhole (cognition) treat or classify according to a mental stereotype


SamplesI was stereotyped as a lazy Southern European.


Synonymsstamp, stereotype


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)assort, class, classify, separate, sort, sort out









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