Identikit

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Identikit

(aɪˈdɛntɪˌkɪt)
n
1. (Law)
a. a set of transparencies of various typical facial characteristics that can be superimposed on one another to build up, on the basis of a description, a picture of a person sought by the police
b. (as modifier): an Identikit picture.
2. (modifier) artificially created by copying different elements in an attempt to form a whole: an Identikit pop group.
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Identikit - a likeness of a person's face constructed from descriptions given to police; uses a set of transparencies of various facial features that can be combined to build up a picture of the person sought
likeness, semblance - picture consisting of a graphic image of a person or thing
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
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Translations

Identikit®

identikit® [aɪˈdɛntɪkɪt] n (also Identikit picture) → portrait-robot m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

Identikit®

n Identikit (picture)Phantombild nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

Identikit

® [aɪˈdɛntɪˌkɪt] n Identikit (picture)identikit m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
Our politicians are identikits, our pop stars are bland, if a football manager wants to make jokes in the predictable arena of the post-match interview, let him.
He may exhibit safes showing the marks of attempted burglaries, for example, or portraits made from police identikits. In 1990, having put together a soccer team made up of African immigrants, Cattelan produced promotional materials for the team and sold them from an unlicensed stand at the Bologna art fair.
THIS pair should look familiar - or bits of them, at any rate - as they are the identikits of stars' best features.