verb (used with object), pi·geon·holed, pi·geon·hol·ing.
Examples from the Web for pigeonhole
Did you every feel like Hollywood was trying to pigeonhole you as the token “hot” woman?Alice Eve, the Beautiful New Trekkie, Talks ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’|Marlow Stern|May 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In high school especially, kids often pigeonhole each other to make themselves feel better about their own differences.
In any trial, he would be hard to pigeonhole and harder to control.
We shall find a corner for you and your cousin—if only a pigeonhole.Under the Mendips|Emma Marshall
He pulled papers from the pigeonhole and spread them on the desk top.The Lone Ranger Rides|Fran Striker
The top part was somewhat dilapidated, the cover of the desk being broken off and some of the "pigeonhole" compartments smashed.Mary Louise and the Liberty Girls|Edith Van Dyne (AKA L. Frank Baum)
Kitty ran into Crozier's room, thrust the letter into its pigeonhole in the desk, and in a moment was back again.You Never Know Your Luck, Complete|Gilbert Parker
The chief pulled a sealed envelope from a pigeonhole in his desk and handed it to Carl.Motor Matt's Hard Luck|Stanley R. Matthews