Definition of Traffic cop

1. Noun. A policeman who controls the flow of automobile traffic.

Specialized synonyms: Crossing Guard, Pointsman
Generic synonyms: Officer, Police Officer, Policeman

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Traffic Cop

traffic beam
traffic beams
traffic boy
traffic boys
traffic calming
traffic calmings
traffic circle
traffic circles
traffic cone
traffic cones
traffic control
traffic cop (current term)
traffic court
traffic island
traffic islands
traffic jam
traffic jams
traffic lane
traffic light
traffic lights
traffic of influence
traffic paddle
traffic pattern
traffic school
traffic shaping
traffic sign

Literary usage of Traffic cop

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. All About My Body: Prek-K by Jo Ellen Moore (2005)
"Select one child to be the "traffic cop." The teacher or another adult stands on ... The traffic cop stands at the finish line. 3. The traffic cop calls out ..."

2. The Federal Housing Board's Responsibility for Safety and Soundness and edited by Richard H. Baker (2000)
"Now the Treasury has traditionally viewed this as a traffic cop function with the goal being to avoid disruptions in the Government and agency securities ..."

3. Who Won the War?: Letters and Notes of an M.P. in Dixie, England, France and by Edwin James Tippett (1920)
"traffic cop in civil life. Real soldier; democratic, yet has fine authority. Second Lieutenant Rieck—Older, fatter, jollier; gold teeth, bass voice; ..."

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