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robocop

[roh-boh-kop] /ˈroʊ boʊˌkɒp/
noun
1.
a remote-controlled, programmable robot under development for use in law enforcement.
2.
a police officer who acts in a mechanical, routine manner:
A robocop gave me a speeding ticket on my way to the emergency room!
3.
a person who tries to control or restrain someone’s bad behavior.
Origin
1985-1990
1985-90; robo(t) + cop2; from the 1987 science-fiction movie RoboCop, in which a crime-fighting robot is constructed from the remains of a dead police officer
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robocop

noun

A robot police officer (1990s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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