Adjective "Profiling" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Profiling


    Definition:

    1. the use of personal characteristics or behavior patterns to make generalizations about a person, as in gender profiling.

    2. the use of these characteristics to determine whether a person may be engaged in illegal activity, as in racial profiling. profile [proh-fahyl] /ˈproʊ faɪl/ Spell Syllables noun

    1. the outline or contour of the human face, especially the face viewed from one side.

    2. a picture or representation of the side view of a head.

    3. an outlin

    Examples:

    "emphases can be profiling."