cop\ a\ feel

v. phr. vulgar avoidable
To attempt to arouse sexually by manual contact, usually by surprise.

John talks big for a 16 year old, but all he's ever done is cop a feel in a dark movie theater.

Compare: feel up Contrast: cop a plea

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • cop a feel — phrasal slang : to touch or fondle another person s body briefly and often surreptitiously * * * informal fondle someone sexually, esp. in a surreptitious way or without their permission * * * cop a feel US slang : to touch someone in an unwanted …   Useful english dictionary

  • cop a feel — {v. phr.}, {vulgar}, {avoidable} To attempt to arouse sexually by manual contact, usually by surprise. * /John talks big for a 16 year old, but all he s ever done is cop a feel in a dark movie theater./ Compare: FEEL UP. Contrast: COP A PLEA …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cop a feel — {v. phr.}, {vulgar}, {avoidable} To attempt to arouse sexually by manual contact, usually by surprise. * /John talks big for a 16 year old, but all he s ever done is cop a feel in a dark movie theater./ Compare: FEEL UP. Contrast: COP A PLEA …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cop a feel — vb American to grope (someone) sexually; succeed in heavy petting. A (mainly male) teenag ers term from the 1950s, when this might be the goal, rather than a way stage in the process of seduction. ► I didn t even get to cop a feel. ► Then when… …   Contemporary slang

  • cop a feel — American, very informal to touch someone s body without their permission in order to get sexual excitement. He saw she was drunk and tried to cop a feel …   New idioms dictionary

  • cop a feel — Vrb phrs. Get a feel of something, often applied to a grope of a sexual nature. E.g. Is it any wonder that she reported him for sexual harrassment, he always copped a feel of her bottom whenever she walked past his desk …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • cop a feel — verb to stealthily fondle someone in a sexual manner …   Wiktionary

  • feel — /feel/, v., felt, feeling, n. v.t. 1. to perceive or examine by touch. 2. to have a sensation of (something), other than by sight, hearing, taste, or smell: to feel a toothache. 3. to find or pursue (one s way) by touching, groping, or cautious… …   Universalium

  • cop out — by 1942, n. and v., sneak off, escape, Amer.Eng. slang, probably from cop a plea (c.1925) plead guilty to lesser charges, probably from northern British slang cop to catch (a scolding, etc.); Cf. cop a feel grope someone (1930s); see COP (Cf.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • cop — cop1 S3 [kɔp US ka:p] n [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: copper police officer (19 21 centuries), from COP2 to arrest (19 20 centuries)] 1.) informal a police officer ▪ the local cop ▪ a narcotics cop ▪ He pull …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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