identity parade

noun

Definition of identity parade

British
:a line of people who stand next to each other while someone tries to identify one of them as the person who has committed a crime

Word by Word Definitions

identity play
  1. : sameness of essential or generic character in different instances

  2. : sameness in all that constitutes the objective reality of a thing : oneness

  3. : the distinguishing character or personality of an individual : individuality

parade play
  1. : a pompous show : exhibition

  2. : the ceremonial formation of a body of troops before a superior officer

  3. : a place where troops assemble regularly for parade

  1. : to cause to maneuver or march : marshal

  2. : promenade

  3. : to exhibit ostentatiously


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