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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-out New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(hyphen, two words as verb)

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

cop to in cop1 US English

Accept or admit to

cop out in cop1 US English

Avoid doing something that one ought to do

cop a feel in cop1 US English

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

cop hold of in cop1 US English

Take hold of

cop a plea in cop1 US English

Engage in plea bargaining

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