flic

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

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

a police officer; cop.

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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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