What does cop mean?

Definitions for cop

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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.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. cop

    The top of a conical hill.

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  2. COP

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Anagrams for cop »

  1. CPO

  2. OPC

  3. POC

How to pronounce cop?

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How to say cop in sign language?

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  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

Examples of cop in a Sentence

  1. William Colton:

    The climate accord reached at the recent COP 21 conference in Paris set many new goals, and while many related policies are still emerging, the outlook continues to anticipate that such policies will increase the cost of carbon dioxide emissions over time.

  2. Samuel Jurgena:

    I think everyone feels in my office this cop should not be out here with a badge and a gun if this is how hes treating kids in group homes.

  3. Modern Round CFO Ron Miller:

    They play cop for the day, and our guests leave the lounge understanding how difficult it can be to be in law enforcement.

  4. Mohamed Noor:

    If I knew this would happen, I never would have become a cop.

  5. Chuck Canterbury:

    They were killed because their murderers had one purpose -- to kill a cop.

Images & Illustrations of cop

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