Definition of "rent-a-cop" [rent-a-cop]

  • (derogatory) a private security guard. (noun)

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Use "rent-a-cop" in a sentence
  • "Hi-Lite earns a respect point, staying and performing CPR on the fallen rent-a-cop until the police arrive to take the guard to the hospital."
  • "This reminds me of the rent-a-cop and vice principal from high school."
  • "Ironically, the only person I saw roughed up was an elected state representative by a rent-a-cop."