verb (used with object), type·cast, type·cast·ing. Theater.
Origin of typecast
verb (used with or without object), type-cast, type-cast·ing.
Origin of type-cast
Examples from the Web for typecast
Silvio Berlusconi certainly knows how to typecast his potential constituency.
So when someone breaks character, we're reminded that people (actually) are too complicated to typecast.
With the Home Alone canon, Macaulay Culkin was typecast as a prankster from a young age.
But now our entertainers are so typecast, we force them to specialize.