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pigeonhole

[ pij-uhn-hohl ]SEE DEFINITION OF pigeonhole
  • nouncompartment
  • verbcategorize; shelve

Synonyms for pigeonhole

  • box
  • carrel
  • chamber
  • corner
  • cranny
  • cubbyhole
  • cubicle
  • hole
  • niche
  • nook
  • place
  • pocket
  • recess
  • section
  • slot
  • stall
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PIGEONHOLE

He said coolly to the official who aroused him, 'Go to pigeonhole No.

And reaching behind him into a pigeonhole he extracted an envelope, which he passed to me.

He belongs to no class, evades the label, and fits into no pigeonhole.

I could make a square or pigeonhole corner or lay out a brick footing.

But he went to his desk, and drew a long sheet of paper from a pigeonhole.

The committee may pigeonhole it and not report it, or may report it too late for action by the body.

A category of pure reason is suspiciously like a pigeonhole.

The President tucked them into a pigeonhole of his desk without comment.

He pulled papers from the pigeonhole and spread them on the desk top.

A bill to erect a monument to him lies now rotting in some pigeonhole in Congress.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PIGEONHOLE

categories

nounclassification, type
  • class
  • department
  • division
  • grade
  • group
  • grouping
  • head
  • heading
  • kind
  • league
  • level
  • list
  • order
  • pigeonhole
  • rank
  • section
  • sort
  • tier

categorizes

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