Origin of profiler

First recorded in 1900–05; profile + -er1
Also called duplicating machine. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  1. a person or device that creates a profile, esp someone with psychological training who assists police investigations by identifying the likely characteristics of the perpetrator of a particular crime
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