type|cast

type|cast
type|cast «TYP KAST, -KAHST», transitive verb, -cast, -cast|ing.
1. to cast (an actor) in a role that seems to suit his appearance and personality: »

He is also a dignified, patriarchal-looking man, practically typecast for the role of a great composer (New Yorker).

2. to cast repeatedly in the same role: »

to become typecast as a politician.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • type-cast — type′ cast v. cast, cast•ing, adj. Print. 1) pri sbz to cast (type) 2) pri sbz (of text to be printed) having the type already cast • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • type-cast — type caster, n. /tuyp kast , kahst /, v., type cast, type casting, adj. Print. v.t., v.i. 1. to cast (type). adj. 2. (of text to be printed) having the type already cast. [1875 80] * * * …   Universalium

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  • type-cast — type caster, n. /tuyp kast , kahst /, v., type cast, type casting, adj. Print. v.t., v.i. 1. to cast (type). adj. 2. (of text to be printed) having the type already cast. [1875 80] …   Useful english dictionary

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