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perp walk

noun
  1. US informal an arranged public appearance of a recently arrested criminal for the benefit of the media
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Examples from the Web for perp walk

Historical Examples

  • I raised my arms over my head like a prizefighter and made my exit from Social Studies and began the perp-walk to the office.

    Little Brother</p>

    Cory Doctorow

  • I did my key and did the perp-walk around the gang, letting everyone snap a pic.

    Little Brother</p>

    Cory Doctorow


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