Synonyms of pigeonhole in English:

pigeonhole


See definition of pigeonhole

noun

1‘there was a note in my pigeonhole’

SYNONYMS
cubbyhole, compartment, slot, locker, niche

2‘he had to supply information about his identity so he could be put in the right bureaucratic pigeonhole’

SYNONYMS
category, categorization, compartment, class, classification, group, grouping, grade, grading, designation, set, section, division

verb

1‘people everywhere wish to pigeonhole you’

SYNONYMS
categorize, compartmentalize, classify, characterize, label, brand, tag, designate, grade, codify, sort, rank, rate

2‘a plan for new intercity trains was pigeonholed last year’

SYNONYMS
postpone, put off, put back, defer, shelve, delay, hold over, put on one side, lay aside, adjourn, suspend, put on ice, mothball, put in cold storage
North American table
informal put on the back burner