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Definition of Pigeonhole


  1. A small compartment in a desk or case for the keeping of letters, documents, etc.; -- so called from the resemblance of a row of them to the compartments in a dovecote.
  2. To place in the pigeonhole of a case or cabinet; hence, to put away; to lay aside indefinitely; as, to pigeonhole a letter or a report.

Pigeonhole Quotations

I personally am not interested in people trying to pigeonhole me.
Patti Smith

There were so many odd, strange things about Abraham Lincoln that I think nobody knew how to pigeonhole him.
Steven Spielberg

Any pigeonhole is something to be rebelled against.
Martin Freeman

I'm just an entertainer, man. I don't like to pigeonhole myself to anything. I love to do it all.
Ice Cube

God seems to be an unwilling participant in our efforts to pigeonhole Him.
Greg Boyle
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Pigeonhole Translations

pigeonhole in Afrikaans is afdeling, vak
pigeonhole in Danish is afdeling
pigeonhole in Dutch is afdeling, branche, vak
pigeonhole in Finnish is lokero
pigeonhole in German is einordnen
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