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Browsing page 18 of words meaning police and crime (309 words total)

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land shark

  • One who comes out of nowhere and snag's another person's food before they know what's happening. Any land mammal can be a Landshark, as long as it uses speed to steal someone's food. The food they steal is commonly called a "Land Dolphin."
    He swooped in on that fajita like a landshark!
    • See more words with the same meaning: thief.

    Last edited on May 16 2011. Submitted by Chad V. from Swartz Creek, MI, USA on Feb 08 2003.

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lashes with a wet noodle

  • a punishment for something small.
    You deserve 30 lashes with a wet noodle.
    • See more words with the same meaning: to punish.

    Last edited on Sep 21 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 21 2009.

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law dog

noun

  • a member of the police force.

    Last edited on Jan 24 2011. Submitted by don m. from Georgia, USA on Apr 18 2009.

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lawyered up

adjective

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lawyer up

verb

  • to retain legal counsel.
                                                                                         

    Citation from "Not for Nothing", Life (TV, 2008), Season 2 Episode 4 censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Oct 19 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 21 2009.

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legalese

noun - uncountable

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lift

noun

  • a ride.
                                                                                

    Citation from "Beyond Belief", Lie To Me (TV, 2010), Season 3 Episode 6 censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.
                                 

                

                                                  

                                                                                                                          

    Citation from "Chapter 11", Eastbound & Down (TV), Season 2 Episode 5 (2010) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                                        

    Citation from "Episode 5", Misfits (TV), Season 1 Episode 5 (2009) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Dec 06 2012. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Nov 29 2010.

verb - transitive

  • to steal.
    I lifted this wallet from a businessman on 4th street.
    • See more words with the same meaning: to steal.

    Last edited on Nov 05 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 09 2009.

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loc

adjective

noun

  • a gangster.

    Last edited on Jun 16 2005. Submitted by Richard C. from Oakland, CA, USA on Jun 16 2005.

  • Loc

    Shortened form of "location". Used as a quick term/slang. Generally when speaking about cruising in cars or scouting street race locations.

    "Do you want to go scout some locs for a night ride with the crew?"

    "I'll ping you a loc where we can touge tonight"

    Last edited on Aug 06 2018. Submitted by Anonymous on Aug 06 2018.

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lock up

  • To fight someone.
    I'm about to lock up on this fool.

    Last edited on May 26 2002. Submitted by Suwoei H. from Hilliard, OH, USA on May 26 2002.

verb - transitive

  • to incarcerate; "imprison".
                                                                                                                     

    Citation from "Purple Haze", Eureka (TV), Season 1 Episode 10 censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                         

    Citation from "Gone", Lie To Me (TV), Season 3 Episode 11 (2011) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                         

    Citation from "Compassion", Wilfred (US TV), Season 1 Episode 9 (2011) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Oct 25 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jul 26 2009.

  • to obtain exclusive rights to.
                                                                                                                                                                         

    Citation from "Producers lock up prison memoir", Variety, Mar. 24, 2009, Dave McNary censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Dec 13 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jul 26 2009.

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