—adj. (of text to be printed) having the type already cast.
Pronunciation: (tīp'kast", -käst"),[key] —v.t.,-cast, -cast•ing.Theat. 1. to cast (a performer) in a role that requires characteristics of physique, manner, personality, etc., similar to those possessed by the performer.
2. to cast (a performer) repeatedly in a kind of role closely patterned after that of the actor's previous successes.
3. to stereotype: He realizes now he's been typecast as an executive errand boy.