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typecast

type·cast

typecast

 
pronunciation:
taIp kaest
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: typecast, typecasting, typecasts
definition 1: to place (an actor) in a role that appears to suit his or her personality, appearance, or reputation.
He was typecast as a criminal because of his sinister face.
definition 2: to cast habitually in the same type of acting role.
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