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rozzer Line breaks: roz¦zer
Pronunciation: /ˈrɒzə/

Definition of rozzer in English:


British informal
A police officer.
Example sentences
  • While the unions were gutted, many of the rozzers were said to be ‘made up’.
  • The rozzers showed up a split second later en masse (two cars and a van) and rang the loud neighbour's doorbell.
  • I knew it was only a matter of minutes before I was rumbled and some sort of motorway security or, worse, the rozzers themselves would be on the scene.


Late 19th century: of unknown origin.

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