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flatfoot

noun
slang

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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

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“Flatfoot.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/flatfoot. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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