cop cop  /ˈkɑp/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) uncomplimentary terms for a policeman
  2. (v) take by theft
  3. (v) take into custody

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Obviously, the cop made a mistake here, but the mayor can't acknowledge it.
  2. Jean Dides used to be an eager Communist-chasing cop.
  3. After years of opposing the police force in Northern Ireland, Catholic leaders are finally supporting the cops which may be the key to lasting peace.

News

  1. Cop stories: Drunk says wife left him for female neighbor

    Cop storiesThey are cop stories, some of them written up by police in their daily reports, some of them so removed from the stop or arrest the cops just keep them in mind when they gather and talk about their days in the field.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Dayton Daily News

  2. Detroit Cop Says He Didn't Mean to Kill 7-Year-Old

    Detroit cop charged in girl's death during police raid says he didn't mean to kill her        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ABC News

  3. Cop Logs’ greatest hits

    We at The Press reject the news axiom “if it bleeds, it leads,” but we understand why so many readers tell us they love our Cop Logs page: not only do they get a factual tableau of East County’s law enforcement scene; they get a glimpse into the lighter side of crime (“enraged shopper in supermarket bludgeons fellow shopper with frozen tuna”).
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ThePress.net

Quotes

  1. "I think unfortunately a lot of countries say 'well, if we say we are not going to the opening ceremonies, we've checked the box on Tibet' -- that's a cop out," Hadley said on "Fox News Sunday."
    on Apr 13, 2008 By: Stephen Hadley Source: Reuters

  2. LOS ANGELES: Vivica A. Fox called a California Highway Patrol officer a "racist white cop" during her drunken driving arrest and repeatedly failed sobriety tests, according to a CHP report.
    on Jun 29, 2007 By: Vivica Fox Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. Delivering a statement in his constituency south of Sydney, surrounded by tearful friends and family, Mr Brown said: "I'ma human being and I made a mistake, and I'm going to cop the consesquences of that mistake."
    on Sep 11, 2008 By: Matt Brown Source: Independent

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