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Jakes (slang)

Type: noun, slang

Pronunciation: /jay-aches/

What does Jakes mean?

Police, cops or law enforcement.

Jakes Synonyms: 12, Feds, 5-0, Popo, Pigs, Coppas, Elroys

Example sentence: “Knock when you hear the jakes.”

Jakes in songs:

Jakes on the blocks we out-clever” – Havoc, Survival of the Fittest.

“My shit is on the streets, this way the Jakes ‘ll never stop it” – Nas, Represent.

“Got that .40 on my side and I’m just rollin’ past the jakes” – Lil Tjay, Pop Out.

Jakes be so deep in cover they be chasing the feds” – Joey Bada$$, Hardknock.

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