Translation of "pigeonhole" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈpɪdʒ.ən.həʊl/ us /-hoʊl/

one of a set of small boxes, open at the front, in which letters and messages are left for different people

Leave the report in my pigeonhole when you’ve read it.
verb uk /ˈpɪdʒ.ən.həʊl/ us /-hoʊl/

usually disapproving to have an often unfair idea of what type someone or something is

He is a film producer who can’t be conveniently pigeonholed.

(Translation of “pigeonhole” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)