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cop1 US English

A police officer

cop2 US English

A conical or cylindrical roll of thread wound onto a spindle

cop to US English

Accept or admit to

cop out US English

Avoid doing something that one ought to do

cop-out US English

An instance of avoiding a commitment or responsibility

cop shop US English

A police station

silent cop US English

A traffic-control device in the form of a raised dome set into a road surface at junctions and on corners to control speed and positioning

cop a feel US English

Fondle someone sexually, especially in a surreptitious way or without their permission

cop a plea US English

Engage in plea bargaining

cop hold of US English

Take hold of

good cop, bad cop US English

Used to refer to a police interrogation technique in which one officer feigns a sympathetic or protective attitude while another adopts an aggressive approach

it's a fair cop US English

An admission that the speaker has been caught doing wrong and deserves punishment

good cop, bad cop in cop1 US English

Used to refer to a police interrogation technique in which one officer feigns a sympathetic or protective attitude while another adopts an aggressive approach

it's a fair cop in fair1 US English

An admission that the speaker has been caught doing wrong and deserves punishment

cop a feel in cop1 US English

Fondle someone sexually, especially in a surreptitious way or without their permission

cop a plea in cop1 US English

Engage in plea bargaining