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Definition of cop out

cop out

noun

  • an excuse.
    Don't give me that cop out.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

    Citation from "Good Cop Bad Dog", Modern Family (TV) , Season 2 Episode 22 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jul 21 2011. Submitted by M. S. from San Diego, CA, USA on Jul 25 2006.

verb

  • to make an excuse and fail to go through with prior plans.
    He wanted to cop out instead of going.

    Last edited on Jul 21 2011. Submitted by M. S. from San Diego, CA, USA on Jul 25 2006.

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