verb (used with object), pi·geon·holed, pi·geon·hol·ing.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Words nearby pigeonhole
Example sentences 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.
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
“I see,” said Loris, reaching into a pigeonhole and drawing out a small yellow check-book.Whispering Wires|Henry Leverage
She tied it up, so to speak, in a neat package and put it in a pigeonhole.The Salamander|Owen Johnson
The Lone Ranger reasoned that the object, whatever it was, had been in the last disordered pigeonhole.The Lone Ranger Rides|Fran Striker
Each classified group is metaphorically a pigeonhole to contain similar material.The Classification of Patents|United States Patent Office