Main definitions of polyfoto in US English:

: Polyfoto1polyfoto2

Polyfoto1

(also Polyphoto)

noun

British
historical
  • A small portrait photograph, one of a series (usually of forty-eight) taken in quick succession, especially in an automatic kiosk. Frequently attributive, as "Polyfoto kiosk", etc.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in The Trade Marks Journal. From poly- + foto, alteration of photo, perhaps after Danish Polyfoto.

Pronunciation

Polyfoto

/ˈpɒlɪˌfəʊtəʊ/

Main definitions of polyfoto in US English:

: Polyfoto1polyfoto2

polyfoto2

(also polyphoto)

verb

British
rare
  • with object To take a Polyfoto of (a person).

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in ‘Anthony Gilbert’ (1899–1973) (real name Lucy Malleson). From Polyfoto.

Pronunciation

polyfoto

/ˈpɒlɪˌfəʊtəʊ/