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identikit (plural identikits)
- 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.
- (informal, chiefly derogatory) Indistinguishable from each other; mass-produced or mass marketed.
- 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.
- 2012, Hannah Richell, The Secrets of the Tides, →ISBN, page 363:
- She guesses it is only a few years old; one of seven identikit mock-Tudor mansions built on a recent cul-de-sac development just outside Chichester.
- IPA(key): /i.den.tiˈkit/, /iˈdɛn.ti.kit/
- Rhymes: -it, -ɛntikit
- Hyphenation: i‧den‧ti‧kìt, i‧dèn‧ti‧kit
identikit m (invariable)
identikit m (plural identikits)
- (Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay) identikit, police sketch, composite sketch, facial composite