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Meaning of Keystone Kop

Key'stone Kop'

Pronunciation: (kop), [key]
  1. Usually,(in early silent movies) a team of comic policemen noted for their slapstick routines.
  2. a person noted for bungling inefficiency: a backfield of Keystone Kops.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.