identikit

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identikit (plural identikits)

  1. A picture of a person, reconstructed from strips showing facial features selected to match witnesses' descriptions; used by the police to build a likeness of a person sought for a crime.
  2. A composite sketch generated by a sketch artist, software, or a box of facial features on transparent foils that police officers and other public service professionals use to create a likeness of a person from a witness description.

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identikit (not comparable)

  1. (informal, chiefly derogatory) Indistinguishable from each other.
    • 2006, J. Christopher Holloway, Neil Taylor, The business of tourism (page 211)
      These identikit destinations have been developed through the activities of multinational tourism organizations.
    • 2010, Christine White, Directors and Designers (page 172)
      These identikit productions do not require specific performers to bring a new interpretation but require the repetition of the successful event for the paying audience.

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identikit m (invariable)

  1. identikit