[ ahy-den-ti-kit, ih-den- ]

  1. a brand name for a kit containing drawings of hairlines, eyes, noses, chins, etc., in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, used by law-enforcement agencies to construct a composite picture of a suspect from descriptions provided by witnesses. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

British Dictionary definitions for Identikit


/ (aɪˈdɛntɪˌkɪt) /

    • 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

    • (as modifier): an Identikit picture

  1. (modifier) artificially created by copying different elements in an attempt to form a whole: an identikit pop group

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