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Noun: pigeonholing  'pi-jun,hów-ling
  1. A system for classifying things into groups
    - grouping
Verb: pigeonhole  'pi-jun,hówl
  1. Place into a small compartment
  2. Treat or classify according to a mental stereotype
    "I was pigeonholed as a lazy Southern European";
    - stereotype, stamp

Type of: assort, class, classification system, classify, lay, place, pose, position, put, separate, set, sort, sort out

Encyclopedia: Pigeonholing