cop it

idiom

Definition of cop it

British, informal
: to be punished for doing something wrong
  • When dad gets home, you're going to cop it!

Word by Word Definitions

cop play
  1. : top, crest

  2. : a cylindrical or conical mass of thread, yarn, or roving wound on a quill or tube

  1. : to get hold of : catch, capture

  2. : steal, swipe

  3. : adopt

  1. : police officer


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