Meaning of coppering in English:

coppering

Pronunciation /ˈkɒpərɪŋ/

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noun

mass nouninformal British
  • The work of a police officer.

    • ‘he doesn't do his coppering by the book’
    • ‘Cutting crime is a combination of economic regeneration, good old-fashioned coppering and effective early intervention.’