Meaning of “put sth/sb in a pigeonhole” in the English Dictionary

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"put sth/sb in a pigeonhole" in British English

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put sth/sb in a pigeonhole

usually disapproving

to form a very fixed, often wrong, opinion about what type of person or thing someone or something is

(Definition of “put sth/sb in a pigeonhole” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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