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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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Further down the street the police station stands, with rozzers, handcuffs and Black Maria vans.
He established the first British police force -the Metropolitan -in 1829,and his name also gave us the terms "bobbies", "rozzers" and "peelers".
The rozzers waded in and suddenly we were confronted by a head plod.
THEY'LL be out in town for the New Year festivities: the "bizzies", "bobbies", "coppers", "cops", "rozzers", "scuffers".
One last example of how Killarney manages to get things just right came at Rozzers Restaurant in the Killeen House Hotel, where we enjoyed a fine fish dinner.
It's perfect for evading the Italian rozzers in, with the added bonus of them letting you off when you get caught because you're driving the pride of their nation.
He and Martin Lawrence play Miami rozzers who must protect Tea Leoni's murder witness while tracking stolen drugs.
From the hotel's top-rated restaurant Rozzers, guests can admire the glittering lakes as well as a nearby church which is no longer in use - so no chiming bells in the morning.
Yet when the spectacularly successful Wolf Hall author Hilary Mantel murders Thatcher in a new story there is talk of reporting her to the rozzers. I'd have killed for publicity like that.
Fisher's writing here is uneven, sometimes clumsy, but there are good bits too, like the scenes in Victorian London where Jake teams up with an appealing street waif named Moll, who speaks a knockoff Dickensian dialect peppered with rozzers, cullies, peelers, doss pads, filchers and drabs." SOPHIE GEE
Hosts at Rozzer's Restaurant (rozzers.com) at Killeen House Hotel, which caters specially for golfers, are Michael and Geraldine Rosney, plus Hannigan's in the centre of town at the International Hotel (killarneyinternational.