Definition of typecast verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

typecast

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈtaɪpkɑːst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtaɪpkæst//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they typecast
BrE BrE//ˈtaɪpkɑːst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtaɪpkæst//
 
he / she / it typecasts
BrE BrE//ˈtaɪpkɑːsts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtaɪpkæsts//
 
past simple typecast
BrE BrE//ˈtaɪpkɑːst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtaɪpkæst//
 
past participle typecast
BrE BrE//ˈtaɪpkɑːst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtaɪpkæst//
 
-ing form typecasting
BrE BrE//ˈtaɪpkɑːstɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtaɪpkæstɪŋ//
 
Producing a play
 
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[usually passive] typecast somebody (as something) if an actor is typecast, he or she is always given the same kind of character to play She didn't want to be typecast as a dumb blonde. See related entries: Producing a play
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: typecast