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J. Edgar

slang The police. (J. Edgar Hoover was director of the FBI in the early 20th century). Primarily heard in US. Our community gets nothing but harassment from J. Edgar in this city.
See also: Edgar
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J. Edgar

verb
See also: Edgar

J. Edgar (Hoover)

(ˈdʒe ˈɛdgɚ (ˈhuvɚ))
n. the police; federal officers. (Underworld.) Max got out of town when he heard that the J. Edgars were on his tail.
See also: Edgar, hoover
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