noun. ['ˈproʊˌfaɪlɪŋ'] recording a person's behavior and analyzing psychological characteristics in order to predict or assess their ability in a certain sphere or to identify a particular group of people.
1. Noun Phrase Stereotyping and racial profiling contribute to miscarriage of justice in some cases.
adjective. ['ˈreɪʃəl'] of or characteristic of race or races or arising from differences among groups.