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The former president urged young people not to “cop out,” before ending on an uplifting call to “create a whole different future.”

Blaming Tucson on the vile language in public discourse is a cop out.

Cop Out was savaged by critics and just barely earned back its $30 million budget.

"I wanted to start somewhere and not have the cop-out that you know it when you see it," she says from her Portland, Oregon, home.

Carver argued back in a poem: “starving is more of a cop-out.”

Meanin' as you'll walk right in on Bud's tough bunch an' cop out d' Kid on y'r lonesome—eh?

Fritz has been over a good bit lately and we have to put out our lights as soon as it gets dark, else we'd cop out for sure.

Suddenly the burglar stopped and called to him softly: "Ain't there a cop out there in front somewhere sparking the girl?"

He knew he was plain pastry for the Sharks, so he would hang around the first Tee waiting to cop out a Pudding.

Brownlee excused himself and followed the cop out, leaving me to explain things to His Grace.


On this page you'll find 189 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cop-out, such as: action, allegation, apology, argument, claim, and explanation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.