Associations to the word «Cop»

Wiktionary

COP, noun. (obsolete) A spider.
COP, verb. (transitive) (formerly dialect) (now informal) to obtain, to purchase (as in drugs), to get hold of, to take
COP, verb. (transitive) to (be forced to) take; to receive; to shoulder; to bear, especially blame or punishment for a particular instance of wrongdoing.
COP, verb. (transitive) to steal
COP, verb. (transitive) to adopt
COP, verb. (intransitive) (usually with "to") (slang) to admit, especially to a crime.
COP, noun. (slang) (law enforcement) A police officer or prison guard.
COP, noun. (crafts) The ball of thread wound on to the spindle in a spinning machine.
COP, noun. (obsolete) The top, summit, especially of a hill.
COP, noun. (obsolete) The head.
COP, noun. A tube or quill upon which silk is wound.
COP, noun. (architecture) (military) A merlon.
COP A FEEL, verb. (idiomatic) (intransitive) To stealthily fondle someone in a sexual manner.
COP A PLEA, verb. (slang) (legal) To plead guilty to a lesser criminal charge than one had been charged with.
COP IT, verb. (British) (slang) To get into trouble; to be punished.
COP KILLER, noun. A Teflon-coated bullet
COP OFF, verb. (intransitive) to leave school early
COP OFF, verb. (transitive) (British) (slang) (followed by with) To successfully engage the company of someone for a period of time.
COP ON, noun. (Ireland) (informal) (idiomatic) Common sense.
COP ON, verb. (Ireland) (informal) (idiomatic) To behave, to grow up.
COP ON, verb. (UK) (dialect) To understand.
COP OUT, verb. (idiomatic) To avoid or shirk, either by failing to perform, or by performing in a grossly insufficient, negligent, or superficial manner.
COP OUT, verb. Plead guilty and ask for mercy
COP SHOP, noun. (UK) (NZ) (slang) A police station.
COP SHOPS, noun. Plural of cop shop
COP THE BUN, verb. (rare) (dated) To take the biscuit.

Dictionary definition

COP, noun. Uncomplimentary terms for a policeman.
COP, verb. Take by theft; "Someone snitched my wallet!".
COP, verb. Take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals".

Wise words

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