flic

[ flik; French fleek ]
/ flɪk; French flik /

noun, plural flics [fliks; French fleek] /flɪks; French flik/. Slang.

a police officer; cop.

Nearby words

  1. flexure,
  2. fley,
  3. fleyedly,
  4. flibbert,
  5. flibbertigibbet,
  6. flicflac,
  7. flichter,
  8. flick,
  9. flick knife,
  10. flick-knife

Origin of flic

1895–1900; < French (slang), perhaps < German; Cf. flick boy, in early modern German thieves' argot (of obscure origin)

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