pigeonhole

Synonyymisanakirja

pigeonhole

osasto, lokero, kategoria, luokka.

Rimmaavat sanat

pigeonhole rimmaa näiden kanssa:

ale, ginger ale, chippendale, kale, riekale, roikale, suikale, kekkale, vonkale, huiskale...

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Englannin sanakirja

pigeonhole (englanti > suomi)

  1. lokero

  2. kyyhkyslakka

  3. lokeroida, luokitella

pigeonhole englanniksi

  1. A nook in a desk for holding papers.

  2. One of an array of compartments for sorting post, messages etc. at an office, or college (for example).

  3. Fred was disappointed at the lack of post in his pigeonhole.

  4. A hole, or roosting place for pigeons.

  5. Ancient Roman system of storage, used in libraries for keeping scrolls

  6. To categorize; especially to limit or be limited to a particular category, role, etc.

  7. Fred was tired of being pigeonholed as a computer geek.

  8. 1902, w:Jack London|Jack London, w:A Daughter of the Snows|A Daughter of the Snows

  9. He prided himself on his largeness when he granted that there were three kinds of women... Not that he pigeon-holed Frona according to his inherited definitions.
  10. To put aside, to not act on (proposals, suggestions, advice).

  11. 1910, Angus Hamilton, Herbert Henry Austin, Masatake Terauchi, Korea: Its History, Its People, and Its Commerce, http://books.google.ru/books?id=2a-tWCKPoMEC&lpg=PA294&ots=2k4ASTDuZx&dq=pigeonholed&pg=PA294v=onepage&q=pigeon-holed&f=false page 294

  12. These laws were not carried into effect: they were pigeon-holed.
  13. 1917, w:The Crisis|The Crisis, November 1917 issue, The Looking Glass: Election laws in Southern California, http://books.google.ru/books?id=O1oEAAAAMBAJ&lpg=PA29&ots=hcrX_Vu5py&dq=pigeonhole%20legislation&pg=PA29v=onepage&q=pigeonholed&f=false page 29

  14. ... vociferously declared that they had the evidence. But no one prosecutes. No one swears out a warrant. The evidence is pigeonholed.
  15. 2008, Edward Sidlow, Beth Henschen, America at Odds, page 251

  16. Alternatively, the chairperson may decide to put the bill aside and ignore it. Most bills that are pigeonholed in this manner receive no further action.

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