HyperDic: pigeonhole

English > 4 senses of the word pigeonhole:
NOUNcognitionpigeonholea specific (often simplistic) category
artifactpigeonhole, cubbyholea small compartment
VERBcontactpigeonholeplace into a small compartment
cognitionpigeonhole, stereotype, stamptreat or classify according to a mental stereotype
pigeonhole > pronunciation
Soundspih'jhahnhhow.l
Rhymesamphibole ... whole: 76 rhymes with owl...
English > pigeonhole: 4 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA specific (often simplistic) category.
BroadercategoryA general concept that marks divisions or coordinations in a conceptual scheme
Verbspigeonholetreat or classify according to a mental stereotype
English > pigeonhole: 4 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA small compartment.
Synonymcubbyhole
BroadercompartmentA space into which an area is subdivided
Spanishcasilla, casillero, celdilla, chiribitil
Verbspigeonholeplace into a small compartment
English > pigeonhole: 4 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningplace into a small compartment.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderput, set, place, pose, position, layPut into a certain place or abstract location
Nounspigeonholea small compartment
English > pigeonhole: 4 senses > verb 2, cognition
Meaningtreat or classify according to a mental stereotype.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsstereotype, stamp
Broaderclassify, class, sort, assort, sort out, separateArrange or order by classes or categories / categories
Spanishclasificar, encasillar, estereotipar, estereotipo, esteriotipar, impresión
Catalanencasellar, estereotipar
Nounspigeonholea specific (often simplistic) category
pigeonholinga system for classifying things into groups

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