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Something you say to alert the person you're talking to on your cell that you need to quickly put the phone down while you're driving past a police officer in an area where talking on cell phones while driving is against the law or "iffy."
(Sees cop ahead) "So, then he said to me that he...wait...cop drop..."
by shaunschick August 05, 2009
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Only applicable in states where it is illegal to use a cell phone while driving. The act of dropping one's telephone, mid-sentance, as to avoid a ticket.
"-Say again, I didn't catch the end of that.
-Oh, sorry, I am in the car and had to cop drop."
by Whitetw533 October 03, 2007
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When a fight or rumble ends, not because of a fighter being droped, but because of cops showing up.
Those bastards from the Comp challenged us, but it turned into a cop drop.
by Weens September 25, 2005
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The act of dropping a cell phone out of police view in mid conversation when you see a police officer in a state where talking on the cell phone and driving is illegal. Best accomplished by saying "cop drop" to alert the person you are talking to that you are placing the phone down for a second.
I was telling Steve a great story and right in the middle of it I had to do a cop drop, and he thought I hung up.
by Trebled Yenkcip May 23, 2009
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n. The deft act of physically dropping your cell phone in the middle of a call, whilst driving your car, to avoid getting ticketed for not using a hands- free device while driving. There is no time to give notice to the person on the other end of the line, so they may wonder what all the noise was about as your phone tumbles to the floor mat or between the seats.

Not a required technique in all states... yet.
(Person on the OEL): "Yo, what was all that thumping around? You were in the middle of saying something and then it sounded like you fell down."

(Driver): "I had to do a cop drop. The po- po just flew up on my ass. He's gone. Now where were we?"
by coolblu02 November 04, 2009
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