pandas.api.types.is_object_dtype

pandas.api.types.is_object_dtype(arr_or_dtype)[source]

Check whether an array-like or dtype is of the object dtype.

Parameters
arr_or_dtypearray-like

The array-like or dtype to check.

Returns
boolean

Whether or not the array-like or dtype is of the object dtype.

Examples

>>> is_object_dtype(object)
True
>>> is_object_dtype(int)
False
>>> is_object_dtype(np.array([], dtype=object))
True
>>> is_object_dtype(np.array([], dtype=int))
False
>>> is_object_dtype([1, 2, 3])
False
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