cops and robbers

noun

Definition of cops and robbers

:a children's game in which the players imitate the way police chase and shoot at criminals in movies, on television, etc.

Word by Word Definitions

cop play cops
  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

rob play robbers
  1. : to take something away from by force : steal from

  2. : to take personal property from by violence or threat

  3. : to remove valuables without right from (a place)


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