What does COP mean?

Definitions for COPkɒp

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word COP.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bull, cop, copper, fuzz, pig(verb)

    uncomplimentary terms for a policeman

  2. hook, snitch, thieve, cop, knock off, glom(verb)

    take by theft

    "Someone snitched my wallet!"

  3. collar, nail, apprehend, arrest, pick up, nab, cop(verb)

    take into custody

    "the police nabbed the suspected criminals"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cop(noun)

    the top of a thing; the head; a crest

  2. Cop(noun)

    a conical or conical-ended mass of coiled thread, yarn, or roving, wound upon a spindle, etc

  3. Cop(noun)

    a tube or quill upon which silk is wound

  4. Cop(noun)

    same as Merlon

  5. Cop(noun)

    a policeman

  6. Origin: [AS. cop; cf. G. kopf head. Cf. Cup, Cob.]


  1. Cop

    Cop is the second studio by American post-punk band Swans. It was released in 1984, through record label K.422.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cop

    kop, n. a conical ball of thread on a spindle—also Cop′pin: (obs.) a top or head of anything.—adj. Copped, rising to a cop or head. [A.S. cop, copp.]

  2. Cop

    kop, v.t. (slang) to capture.—ns. Cop, Cop′per (slang), a policeman.

Anagrams for COP »

  1. CPO

  2. OPC

  3. POC


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of COP in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of COP in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dudley Moore:

    The best car safety device is a rear-view mirror with a cop in it.

  2. Dan Barker:

    Faith is a cop-out. If the only way you can accept an assertion is by faith, then you are conceding that it cant be taken on its own merits.

  3. Colin:

    One of the fondest expressions around is that we can't be the world's policeman. But guess who gets called when suddenly someone needs a cop.

  4. Dan Barker, "Losing Faith in Faith", 1992:

    Faith is a cop-out. If the only way you can accept an assertion is by faith, then you are conceding that it can't be taken on its own merits.

  5. Mark Twain:

    I never write Metropolis for seven cents because I can get the same price for city. I never write policeman because I can get the same money for cop.

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