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perp walk

1. noun The forced walking of an arrested suspect or alleged criminal through a public space so as to allow them to be photographed or recorded on video. ("Perp" is short for "perpetrator.") The photographers crowded the courtroom steps, eager to get a shot of the billionaire con artist as he began his perp walk.
2. verb To force an arrested suspect to perform such a public walk. Sometimes hyphenated. Police officers perp walked the actor through the crowd after he was arrested for allegedly beating up a reporter.
See also: perp, walk

perp

(pɚp)
n. a perpetrator; someone who does something, such as committing a crime. The perp left a good set of prints on the doorknob.
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Expect the Perps Squad though to put up another strong challenge as it eyes its 10thtitle in the 15-year history of the meet.
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Here a dead orchestral conductor involves a detective and Miss Fisher in a dangerous music-centered mystery that seems to surround one murder, then moves to embrace a wider range of possible perps, all with their own suspicious actions and motivations for murder.
Graceful with its execution, the Chiefs pulled off some of the toughest stunts in a performance that gave them 405.5 points, edging the Perps Squad by just a point with 404.5.
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