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- v. Present participle of pigeonhole.
- n. the classification of disparate entities into categories, not always for the right reason
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- n. a system for classifying things into groups
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Given that I realize most Americans are not, in fact, libertarians, this sort of rhetorical pigeonholing is a bit unsettling.
Such are the hazards of "pigeonholing" people instead of viewing them as individuals.
Finch, however, worries that that kind of pigeonholing won't go down well with polka fans, who he says are already fed up with all the lederhosen and accordion jokes they must endure.
If you think there's something missing it could well turn up in one of my other categories - this kind of pigeonholing is about as far from an exact science as you can possibly get.
That’s why I’ve been asking if viewing as a child is a way to escape from that kind of pigeonholing conversation, of finding a freedom in discussing things from a primordial and precultural space.
Far from pigeonholing the artist, the protest has sparked widespread interest in his full body of work — early, late and repurposed.
Doubtless the pigeonholing was inevitable, since in "In Patagonia" and his subsequent books Chatwin always sought out exotic or little-known places.
I think pigeonholing someone into a group is perhaps the worst offense.
Pelosi and her leadership team have been entrenched in the lobbying efforts, holding private meetings with moderate Republicans and pigeonholing wavering Democrats on the floor of the House of Representatives in efforts to gain more support for the bill.
During a digestive tour of the vast castle of Parentignat, Count de Causans decried the pigeonholing of the nobility.
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