US informal Accept or admit to: there are a lot of people who don’t cop to their past
More example sentences
- She has the tone of a recovering alcoholic copping to past bad behavior.
- Okay, so what he is basically copping to is a complete abdication of his Congressional responsibilities, a failure to uphold his oath, and a seeming lack of knowledge regarding our Constitution.
- But she always finds others to castigate for their immorality and selfishness, rarely copping to what she would call a decadent lifestyle if another woman lived it.
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