rozzer

rozzer

(ˈrɒzə)
n
slang Cockney a policeman
[C19: of unknown origin]

roz•zer

(ˈrɒz ər)

n. Brit. Slang.
a policeman.
[1890–95; orig. uncertain]
Translations

rozzer

[ˈrɒzəʳ] N (Brit) → poli mf, guindilla mf (Sp) , cana mf (S. Cone) , tira mf (Mex)

rozzer

n (Brit sl) → Bulle m (sl), → Polyp m (dated sl)
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Britain, of course, has now moved on to fuzz, rozzer, bobby and less complimentary terms.
Myanna Buring was quite rightly given lots of airtime as the heavilypregnant, but still 24-hours-a-day cop DI Helen Weeks in BBC1's fourpart thriller, In The Dark, but this overworked rozzer could have done with more support.
He plays a London rozzer who's horrified to be transferred to a sleepy town, where he's assigned a hapless partner (Nick Frost).
But Simon went up, grabbed his trouser leg and shook it and said: 'Oh look nanny, nanny there's a real-life rozzer here.
Amanda Holden manages to look sexy even dressed as a rozzer.
Johnny Depp is dropping aitches as a cockney rozzer on Jack the Ripper's trail in this handsome treatment of a familiar Victorian conspiracy, digitally dressed up to resemble a vintage Hammer horror.
Johnny Depp is dropping his aitches as a cockney rozzer on Jack the Ripper's trail in handsome treatment of a familiar Victorian scare-story, digitally dressed up to resemble a vintage Hammer horror.
The rest of the car is well-built and stylish, but I hate the split rear screen where the spoiler is - just where that tailing rozzer will be
It also stars Craig Parkinson, who played a corrupt cop in Line Of Duty - and who, on the early evidence, appears to be playing another dodgy rozzer here.
The Godfather wanted the rozzer killed, yet no matter howmuch dosh he offered hehadno takers.
And Ripper Street appears to take a great delight in presenting us with the most gory and gr uesome of scenes - you know, like an East End rozzer being impaled on an iron railing after being flung through a window.
Given McManus has been scoring a good few goals lately, did some rozzer have a bet on his team winning?