Words added to date for:
• READERED wanted by the police ...c1845 cant
• BAG, THE in the police and fire departments: a uniform ...1944 Amer. sl.
• DINGY a police van ...1970 US sl.
• FUZZ STATION a police station ...Bk1990 Amer. sl.
• HURRYUP WAGON a police van ...1893 US sl.
• MICKEY MOUSE EARS the two lights found on top of a police car ...Bk1990 Amer. sl.
• OBBO police surveillance of a person, building, etc. ...1933 sl.
• RACKET a private, police-only party ...1987 US sl.
• STAKE-OUT a period of surveillance, esp. police ...1942 sl., orig. US
• WOLF IN THE PACK a traffic police car in the midst of other cars ...1962 US sl.
nouns - person
• ABSCOTCHALATER one in hiding from the police ...Bk1921 sl.
• BALD-TYRE BANDIT a traffic police officer ...1960s criminal sl.
• BANGIE a policeman ...Bk1911 Scot.
• BOBBY a policeman ...1851 sl.
• BOTTLE AND STOPPER a police officer ...1928 US rhyming sl. for 'copper'
• BULKY a policeman ...1827 sl.
• BULL a police officer; a private detective or guard
• CAKE a stupid policeman ...Bk1891 Amer. thieves' sl.
• COP a police officer ...1855 colloq.
• COPPERMAN a policeman ...Bk1892 Aust. sl.
• CRIME-BUSTER a law officer who specializes in fighting large-scale organized crime
• DEMON a detective or policeman ...Aust. & NZ colloq. arch.
• ESCLOP a policeman ...Bk1902 back-slang
• FILTH, THE the police, members of the police force ...c1950 criminal sl.
• FLAT-FOOT (usually derogatory) a policeman ...sl.
• FLATTY a policeman ...Eng. dial. & sl.
• FLY a policeman ...B1857 sl.
• FOOTIE a pedestrian police surveillance operative ...2002 UK sl.
• FOOTY a pedestrian police surveillance operative ...2002 UK sl.
• FUR the police ...Bk1990 Amer.sl.
• FUZZ the police; a detective; a jail keeper ...Bk1990 Amer.sl.
• FUZZ MAN the police; a detective; a jail keeper ...Bk1990 Amer.sl.
• FUZZY the police; a detective; a jail keeper ...Bk1990 Amer.sl.
• FUZZY TAIL the police; a detective; a jail keeper ...Bk1990 Amer.sl.
• GRUNTER a policeman ...E19 sl.
• GUMSHOE a detective or policeman ...sl.
• HOBBY BOBBY a special constable ...1980s sl.
• INVISIBLE BLUE policeman ...Bk1904 Amer. college sl.
• JACK a policeman ...c1865 cant
• METROS the police; the metropolitan police ...Bk1990 Amer. sl.
• MICKEY MOUSE a police officer ......Bk1990 Amer. street sl.
• MOTOR COP a motorcycle policeman ...1942 Amer. sl.
• NAB an officer or constable ...Bk1902 sl.
• PEEL a policeman ...c1920 Aust. sl.
• PEELER a policeman ...1829 colloq.
• PEEPER a policeman (almost always plural) ...L19 cant
• PIG (derogatory) a police officer ...E19 sl.
• REELER a policeman ...1879 rhyming slang = 'peeler'
• ROACH a police officer ...1963 US sl.
• SHAMUS a police officer; a private detective ...E20 US sl.
• WALLOPER a policeman ...Aust sl.
• WOODENTOP a uniformed police officer ...1982 UK sl.
• WOODY a uniformed police officer ...1982 UK sl.
• ZURUCKER a police trooper ...20C Aust. sl.
• COOP of a police officer: to park and sleep inside one's patrol car while on duty
• BEAT THE SIDEWALK to walk a police beat ...c1917 Amer. sl.
• COP A DROP of police: to accept a bribe ...Bk2000 criminal sl.
A selection of New words/phrases added: (or about to be!)
BAD MEDICINE a dangerous, unfortunate, or objectionable person or thing ...1844 US West usage
BAG-PUNCHING incessant talking ...1903 Amer. sl.
BELLY ROBBER a cook or mess sergeant ...US Civil War usage
BITE THE BAG! used to express contempt or disapproval, and rejection; Go away! To hell with you! ...1952 Amer. sl.
BONE BONNET a condom ...1998 UK sl.
BONE BOX the mouth ...1946 obs. Can. teen sl.
BONE DANCE sex ...1988 UK sl.
BONECRUSHERS the very painful symptoms of withdrawal from drug addiction ...1990 US sl.
BUMFIDDLE to have sexual intercourse ...Bk1903 sl.
CHINKERS money ... Bk1903 sl.
COFFEE BOILER a malingerer; a shirker ...US Civil War usage
COME OUT OF A BAG to behave in an objectionable manner ...1983 Amer. sl.
CROOKED RIB a cross-grained wife ...Bk1903 sl.
DEAD FROM THE NECK BOTH WAYS exceedingly stupid ...1924 Amer. sl.
DOOTEROOMUS money ... Bk1903 sl.
DOWNY knowing, artful, shrewd ...1821 Amer. sl. rare
DROWN THE SHAMROCK to drink, or go drinking on St. Patrick's Day
FLASHPACKER a backpacker who has a considerable disposable income ...21C
FLATTEROUS flattering ...arch.
FLAT-TRACK BULLY a sportsperson who dominates inferior opposition, but who cannot beat top-level opponents ...colloq.
FLY-TIPPER a person who deliberately dumps rubbish in an unauthorized place
FOGHORN a loud deep resounding voice ...colloq.