flatfoot


flatfoot

noun, slang

Definition of FLATFOOT

a member of a force charged with law enforcement at the local level <a comic strip about a square-jawed, trench-coated flatfoot who always caught the crooks in suitably dramatic fashion>
Synonyms bobby [British], bull [slang], constable [chiefly British], cop, copper, flatfoot [slang], fuzz, gendarme, lawman, policeman, police officer, shamus [slang]
Near Antonyms civilian

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