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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.
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
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.
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.
Past participle: typecast
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|Verb||1.||typecast - 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 type; "Such people can practically be typed"|
identify - consider to be equal or the same; "He identified his brother as one of the fugitives"