Brit., Slang a policeman
Origin of peelerafter Peel, who first organized the Irish constabulary
- One that peels, especially a kitchen implement for peeling the rinds or skins from fruits or vegetables.
- One that can be readily peeled, especially a crab that is about to molt.
A police officer.
Origin of peelerAfterSir Robert Peel
- (UK, slang, dated) A police officer.
From peel + -er.