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Etymology

1. pigeonhole

noun. ['ˈpɪdʒənˌhoʊl'] a specific (often simplistic) category.

Antonyms

  • type

Etymology

  • hole (English)
  • pigeon (English)
  • pyjon (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Pigeonhole

  • blowhole
  • buttonhole
  • cubbyhole
  • foxhole
  • keyhole
  • loophole
  • manhole
  • mousehole
  • pinhole
  • posthole
  • pothole
  • sinkhole

Example sentences of the word pigeonhole


1. Verb, base form
Don't feel as if you have to pigeonhole yourself into one singular box.

2. pigeonhole

noun. ['ˈpɪdʒənˌhoʊl'] a small compartment.

Synonyms

  • cubbyhole

Antonyms

  • declassify
  • obfuscate

Etymology

  • hole (English)
  • pigeon (English)
  • pyjon (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. pigeonhole

verb. ['ˈpɪdʒənˌhoʊl'] treat or classify according to a mental stereotype.

Synonyms

  • stereotype
  • sort out
  • class
  • assort
  • sort
  • stamp
  • separate

Antonyms

  • dissimilarity
  • ride
  • join
  • connect

Etymology

  • hole (English)
  • pigeon (English)
  • pyjon (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. pigeonhole

verb. ['ˈpɪdʒənˌhoʊl'] place into a small compartment.

Synonyms

  • place
  • pose
  • lay
  • put
  • position

Antonyms

  • stay
  • associate
  • unite
  • shared

Etymology

  • hole (English)
  • pigeon (English)
  • pyjon (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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