traps, trappers or jacks – police. These Australianisms have been largely replaced by the international cops, coppers, pigs or bacon. However the older, more affectionate wallopers is also still used.
The term popo, sometimes written as po-po, is slang for law enforcement personnel that's believed to have originated in the United States in the mid-1990s.
Jacks Military Police. General. From 1889 (OED). 'Jack' was in general usage as slang for 'a policeman', but in World War I was adapted to 'a military policeman'.
Noun. (slang, now chiefly Ireland) Alternative form of jakes: an outhouse or lavatory.
jacks1. collective slang for police: The jacks are here!
synonyms for cop
On this page you'll find 68 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cop, such as: deputy, flatfoot, fuzz, lawman, patrolman, and policeman.
The "Q" Word (Q=Quiet) is a word known in the Emergency Services as a punishable offensive word. Whenever the word is muttered, the night (or day) becomes flooded with emergency calls. "Why'd you just say the "Q" Word, dude?!"
Fuzz. Fuzz, referring to the police force, originated in America in 1929. A fuzzy, meanwhile, was a term from 1931 and referred to a policeman who was "very diligent in enforcing the law."
escop - The term escop was a Victorian cockney slang word for a police officer.
by Ben Johnson. In Britain today all policemen are commonly referred to as 'Bobbies'! Originally though, they were known as 'Peelers' in reference to one Sir Robert Peel (1788 – 1850).
The fuzz, slang for the police, is from 1929, while cop a plea is from 1925.
The "M" word is a demeaning slur for a person who has dwarfism. Dwarfism is the result of a medical condition. The "M" word originates from the oppression and exploitation of people with dwarfism in "freak shows" of the mid 1800s.
e-word (plural e-words) Any word beginning with e, especially one referring to something electronic, or one that is (often humorously) treated as controversial in a given context (for example, evolution, evangelical or enlightenment).
Noun. w-word (plural w-words) (euphemistic) The word whore.
phraseinformal. DEFINITIONS1. if two people play good cop/bad cop with someone, one is friendly while the other behaves in a threatening way in order to make the person trust the 'good cop' and tell them the information they want to know. Synonyms and related words.
informal. : police officer. They called the cops to report a robbery.
police officer synonym ▲ Synonym: pulisya.
B is a letter, yes, but it's also a shortening of several words: brother, babe, bae, boo … you get the point. People love creating abbreviations … and what's the easiest abbreviation to create?
February 12, 2022. From Valentine's Day cards to messages from your mom, a typical sign-off to show love and affection is XOXO. The X stands for kiss and the O stands for a hug—but why?
The J word is a racial slur that was used extensively in the past for people of Japanese heritage. It is the first three letters of the word Japan. The C-word is used for Chinese people and often for anyone of Asian descent.
(sexual) sadism and masochism; sadomasochism. : also s&m, S and M.
Five-O, an American slang term for law enforcement.
History lesson: In the 1940s, according to Green's Dictionary of Slang, to cap is evidenced as slang meaning “to surpass,” connected to the ritualized insults of capping (1960s). These terms appear to be rooted in the sense of cap as “top” or “upper limit.”