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cop an attitude

slang To act irritably. Don't cop an attitude with me, young lady, or I'll take away your allowance! All of a sudden, John copped an attitude—I guess he was unhappy with the change in plans.
See also: attitude, cop

cop an attitude

Sl. to take a negative or opposite attitude about something. My teenage son copped an attitude when I asked why he seemed to be sneaking around.
See also: attitude, cop

cop an attitude

tv. to take a negative or opposite attitude about something. (see also tude.) I think you’re copping an attitude. Not advised, dude. Not advised.
See also: attitude, cop
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But copping an attitude alone won't make you a backer, any more than it will make you a champion athlete or a rock star.
A police source said: "It was not the right time for them to be copping an attitude with police.
Mules think nothing of backing up and sitting on you if they think you're copping an attitude with them.
Nearly a third of the riders at the birthday party were women who can shred single track without copping an attitude.