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1.
When you settle for a lesser punishment to get out of something, usually if you snitch, or back down.
If you tell someone you are going to beat them down and they say, "I ain't even tryin to fight you man.", they are taking the cop.
by Denisha April 30, 2006

Words related to taking the cop

coppin punking out riding it out snitching takin tha cop