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An excuse made in order to avoid performing a task or duty; a reason offered when someone cops out.

It was a cop-out to say he couldn't sign the petition because he sprained his wrist.

Additional definitions for 'cop-out':

cop-outA person who cops out.
cop-outAvoidance or inadequate performance of a task or duty; the action of copping out.
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