Definition of photofit in English:


Syllabification: pho·to·fit
Pronunciation: /ˈfōtōfit


  • A reconstructed picture of a person, especially one wanted by the police, made from composite photographs of facial features.
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    • A police constable recognised the photofit picture as being that of Alan whom he had previously arrested on suspicion of criminal damage.
    • It is a police photofit picture of the 5ft 6in to 5ft 10in armed robber.
    • The cover of his new book may feature the classic Ripper mugshot alongside the numerous - and uncannily accurate - photofits received by police during the years, but this is not a book about Peter Sutcliffe.

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