traffic cop


: a police officer who directs traffic or gives fines to people who break traffic laws

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web But soon find friendship in the shape of the couple next door, alpha traffic cop Danny (Heughan) and his wife, glamorous yoga instructor Becka (De Gouw). Naman Ramachandran, Variety, 30 Mar. 2023 At another point in the trailer, Renfield and Awkwafina, who plays a traffic cop, set about to take on Dracula in a blood-and-guts confrontation. Etan Vlessing, The Hollywood Reporter, 22 Mar. 2023 After following in love with a traffic cop named Rebecca Quincy (Awkwafina), the lackey decides to finally stand up for himself and break free from his abusive boss. Rania Aniftos, Billboard, 22 Mar. 2023 Michael Cheek said the man's lie was discovered after a citizen complained last week about the conduct of a traffic cop. Landon Mion, Fox News, 5 Mar. 2023 The former traffic cop pushes her tortoiseshell glasses up her nose and surveys her class of property managers and landlords, who have so far failed to match her pep at 9 in the morning. Jack Ross, USA TODAY, 25 Feb. 2023

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“Traffic cop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2023.

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