Translation of cop-out in Spanish:

cop-out

Pronunciation /ˈkɑpˌaʊt//ˈkɒpaʊt/

noun

informal

  • 1

    that's just a cop-out eso es evadirse
    • That, says my editor, is an unacceptable cop-out: your readers are entitled to your views, even if they are carefully hedged with all these warnings.
    • The revelation, when it comes, is as provocative a cop-out as you are likely to see, but so bizarre that you don't immediately notice that it isn't making a whole lot of sense.
    • It's a cop-out, of course, to avoid the difficulty of finding a small enough child actor to look two-and-a-bit years old but behave well on stage.
    • Jim White liked it, but thought the ‘optimistic’ ending was a cop-out.
    • To some this might appear a cop-out or an admission of lack of resources.
    • I discarded that idea because it seemed too much like a cop-out.
    • I certainly don't think of it as a cop-out to excuse oneself from helping others.
    • I think this is a pathetic decision and a real cop-out.
    • But there's no point in saying that it's nothing to do with me - that just sounds like a complete cop-out.
    • And another thing, calling a film pretentious is the biggest cop-out.
    • They are cop-outs for those politicians who don't want to meet the full funding needs of Washington's public schools, or make tough decisions about reforming its management and teaching corps.
    • Shop-bought sandwiches on a picnic are a cop-out.
    • It lacked the raw, grittiness of the novel and the ending was a complete cop-out.
    • This disclaimer isn't a complete cop-out from the brokerage industry.
    • This guide is not just impoverished; it is a cop-out.
    • Isn't it all just a big cop-out - passivity as a life goal?
    • Critics argue this is a cop-out - a cosmetic change amounting to little more than a name change for discredited management structures.
    • ‘It's a cop-out thinking that men and women approach dating differently,’ she says.
    • It's becoming increasingly obvious to me that this is a cop-out.
    • There are so many possible reasons for refusing your request, in fact, that to many the whole thing may seem like a cop-out.