Smokey the Bear

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smokey (bear)

slang Code for a state trooper or police officer used on citizens band (CB) radio, especially by long-haul truckers. Alludes to the style of hat that many state troopers wear, which is also worn by Smokey Bear, the character used to promote wildfire prevention. Anyone got their ears on? Just spotted a smokey off the junction to I-75 junction. A: "Watch out for smokey bears heading into Derby City." B: "10-4."
See also: smokey
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

Smokey (the Bear)

n. a highway patrol officer; a police officer. (see also bear, lady bear.) A Smokey was hiding behind a billboard!
See also: bear, Smokey
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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