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typecast definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: cast repeatedly in the same kind of role
2: identify as belonging to a certain type; "Such people can practically be typed" [syn: type, typecast]

Merriam Webster's

transitive verb (-cast; -casting) Date: 1927 1. to cast (an actor or actress) in a part calling for the same characteristics as those possessed by the performer 2. to cast (an actor or actress) repeatedly in the same type of role 3. stereotype 2

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v.tr. (past and past part. -cast) assign (an actor or actress) repeatedly to the same type of role, esp. one in character.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(typecasts, typecasting) Note: The form 'typecast' is used in the present tense and is the past tense and past participle. If an actor is typecast, they play the same type of character in every play or film that they are in. I didn't want to be typecast and I think I've maintained a large variety in the roles I've played... African-Americans were often typecast as servants, entertainers or criminals. VERB: usu passive, be V-ed, be V-ed as n


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