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cop-out

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the act or a means of getting or keeping away from something undesirable
  • I think that saying you're sick is just a cop-out to get out of going to work

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cop out

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of cop out (Entry 2 of 2)

to break a promise or agreement
  • don't cop out on your promise to pay for the damage

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The first known use of cop-out was circa 1942

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“Cop-out.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cop-out. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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