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type·cast

 (tīp′kăst′)
tr.v. type·cast, type·cast·ing, type·casts
1. To cast in an acting role akin or natural to one's own personality or fitted to one's physical appearance.
2. To assign (a performer) repeatedly to the same kind of part.

typecast

(ˈtaɪpˌkɑːst)
vb, -casts, -casting or -cast
(Film) (tr) to cast (an actor) in the same kind of role continually, esp because of his physical appearance or previous success in such roles
ˈtypeˌcaster n

type′-cast`



v. -cast, -cast•ing,
adj. Print. v.t., v.i.
1. to cast (type).
adj.
2. (of text to be printed) having the type already cast.
[1875–80]

type•cast

(ˈtaɪpˌkæst, -ˌkɑst)

v.t. -cast, -cast•ing.
1. to cast (an actor) in a role that matches the actor's physique, personality, etc.
2. to cast (an actor) repeatedly or exclusively in the same kind of role.

typecast


Past participle: typecast
Gerund: typecasting

Imperative
typecast
typecast
Present
I typecast
you typecast
he/she/it typecasts
we typecast
you typecast
they typecast
Preterite
I typecast
you typecast
he/she/it typecast
we typecast
you typecast
they typecast
Present Continuous
I am typecasting
you are typecasting
he/she/it is typecasting
we are typecasting
you are typecasting
they are typecasting
Present Perfect
I have typecast
you have typecast
he/she/it has typecast
we have typecast
you have typecast
they have typecast
Past Continuous
I was typecasting
you were typecasting
he/she/it was typecasting
we were typecasting
you were typecasting
they were typecasting
Past Perfect
I had typecast
you had typecast
he/she/it had typecast
we had typecast
you had typecast
they had typecast
Future
I will typecast
you will typecast
he/she/it will typecast
we will typecast
you will typecast
they will typecast
Future Perfect
I will have typecast
you will have typecast
he/she/it will have typecast
we will have typecast
you will have typecast
they will have typecast
Future Continuous
I will be typecasting
you will be typecasting
he/she/it will be typecasting
we will be typecasting
you will be typecasting
they will be typecasting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been typecasting
you have been typecasting
he/she/it has been typecasting
we have been typecasting
you have been typecasting
they have been typecasting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been typecasting
you will have been typecasting
he/she/it will have been typecasting
we will have been typecasting
you will have been typecasting
they will have been typecasting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been typecasting
you had been typecasting
he/she/it had been typecasting
we had been typecasting
you had been typecasting
they had been typecasting
Conditional
I would typecast
you would typecast
he/she/it would typecast
we would typecast
you would typecast
they would typecast
Past Conditional
I would have typecast
you would have typecast
he/she/it would have typecast
we would have typecast
you would have typecast
they would have typecast
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.typecast - cast repeatedly in the same kind of roletypecast - cast repeatedly in the same kind of role
performing arts - arts or skills that require public performance
cast - select to play,sing, or dance a part in a play, movie, musical, opera, or ballet; "He cast a young woman in the role of Desdemona"
2.typecast - identify as belonging to a certain typetypecast - identify as belonging to a certain type; "Such people can practically be typed"
identify - consider to be equal or the same; "He identified his brother as one of the fugitives"
Translations

typecast

[ˈtaɪpkɑːst] (typecast (pt, pp))
A. VT to typecast an actorencasillar a un actor
B. ADJ [actor] → encasillado

typecast

[ˈtaɪpˌkɑːst] (typecast (pt, pp)) vt (Cine, Theatre) → far sempre fare la stessa parte a
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