- a remote-controlled, programmable robot under development for use in law enforcement.
- a police officer who acts in a mechanical, routine manner: A robocop gave me a speeding ticket on my way to the emergency room!
- a person who tries to control or restrain someone’s bad behavior.
Origin of robocop
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Examples from the Web for robocop
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Detroiters, now erecting a Robocop statue as a half-joking, half-serious morale boost, may want to consider bronzing Mulally next.The CEO Hail Mary: A Scorecard on Corporate Change Agents
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