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plainclothes

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adjective plain·clothes \ˈplān-ˈklō(th)z\

Simple Definition of plainclothes

  • : dressed in ordinary clothes and not a uniform while on duty

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of plainclothes

  1. :  dressed in civilian clothes while on duty —used especially of a police officer

1866

First Known Use of plainclothes

1866


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plainclothes

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adjective plain·clothes \ˈplān-ˈklōz, -ˈklōthz\

Legal Definition of plainclothes

  1. :  dressed in civilian clothes while on duty —used especially of a police officer




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