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Noun
Each of a set of small open-fronted compartments in a workplace or other organization where letters or messages may be left for individuals
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“Her towering friend abruptly became more animated, seeing Maria entering the room and strolling over to her pigeonhole where an abundance of documents were stacked.”
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A category, typically an overly restrictive one, to which someone or something is assigned
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“The half-hour quiz show was a chance for Jane to escape her pigeonhole as that Yorkshire lass who sings ballads.”
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A desktop organizer
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A small, simple, single-storey house or shelter
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The action of choosing someone to hold an office or post
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A system of ordering society based on perceived social or economic status
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Verb
To delay or put aside for future consideration
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“Pete would pigeonhole his anxiety. There was nothing to be done now except hurry, and they were never invincible in the first place.”
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To assign to a particular category, typically an overly restrictive one
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“They will probably pigeonhole us just the same.”
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To describe within a narrative
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To cause to fail or to leave hopelessly puzzled, confused, or stuck
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To place or store (away) in an archive
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