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A refusal to answer a question because the response could hold self incriminating evidence.
Cop: We know you have drugs in this house. Where are they?!

You: Ask me anymore questions and I plead the 5th!
by RiaLee March 19, 2008
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Not admit to being guilty or innocent, because doing either may get you into trouble.
Friend: Did you bring back edibles from Colorado?

Me: I plead the 5th!
by Yeeha234 August 23, 2017
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