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Noun
Plural for each of a set of small open-fronted compartments in a workplace or other organization where letters or messages may be left for individuals
“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.”
Noun
Plural for 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.”
Noun
Plural for a desktop organizer
Noun
Plural for a small, simple, single-storey house or shelter
Noun
Plural for a particular level of rank, quality, proficiency, or value
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Plural for a person's regular occupation, profession, or trade
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Plural for the action of choosing someone to hold an office or post
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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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