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As noted by Emma Sona, the pigeonhole principle dictated that having a fifth cut meant that one of the four corners would have two cuts.

Did you every feel like Hollywood was trying to pigeonhole you as the token “hot” woman?

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.

“I see,” said Loris, reaching into a pigeonhole and drawing out a small yellow check-book.

She tied it up, so to speak, in a neat package and put it in a pigeonhole.

The Lone Ranger reasoned that the object, whatever it was, had been in the last disordered pigeonhole.

Each classified group is metaphorically a pigeonhole to contain similar material.


On this page you'll find 103 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pigeonhole, such as: box, carrel, chamber, corner, cranny, and cubbyhole.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.