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pigeonhole

a hole or recess in a dovecote for pigeons to nest in
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pigeonhole

1. One of a series of small compartments.
2. A seat in the top row of a gallery or in the uppermost gallery in a theater.
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I am in the pigeonhole marked 'no threat', and if I did stab Judi Dench with a pitchfork I should still be a teddy bear" Playwright Alan Bennett
I am in the pigeonhole marked 'no threat', and did I stab Judi Dench with a pitchfork I should still be a teddy bear' Playwright Alan Bennett "I can't be twirling a hairbrush in one hand and a dryer in the other at my age.
E[currency]ANLIURFA (CyHAN)- A man living in the southeastern province of E[currency]anlyurfa has not driven his semi-trailer truck for 25 days due to a pigeonhole on the trailer.
The French artist is a hard one to pigeonhole, having turned his highly creative hand to drawing, painting and installation work.
"What concerns me about the development of the creative industries here in Birmingham is that economists, business leaders and regional development agencies are trying to pigeonhole creativity - and the last thing you want to do with creative people is pigeon-hole them.
CONSIDER THE HUMAN tendency to pigeonhole, to develop sweeping labels from single experiences, fragmentary evidence, even rumors, then file those generalizations into our minds as fact.
He defies any easy pigeonhole. In a sense, he has blended his soft and upbeat tunes in a seamless flow creating powerful and modern energetic tunes to suite the current youth culture.
An ode to Johnny Cash (Johnny's Home) from his debut album, Pigeonhole, followed nicely.
His Whole Earth background might make it easy to pigeonhole Brand as a back-to-the-land hippie.
Despite the outburst triggered in this instance, it would be incorrect to lump Catholicism in with what the media derisively term "the religious right." Catholicism, in its essence, is supra-political, meaning it cannot be neatly slotted into a political pigeonhole of a secular construction.
[for] this gospel calculus that denies the world that wants to assign and pigeonhole and locate when it turns out that the glow of healing works by the suffering is embraced.
Yet, it is also true that health care organizations and physician executives who overcome the pigeonhole phenomenon discover that leadership qualities, market knowledge and skills acquired in a particular sector can be transferred to a new sector and environment.