civvy street

noun, often capitalized C&S

Definition of civvy street

British
: civilian life

Examples of civvy street in a Sentence

  1. He was trying to make some money in civvy street.

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First Known Use of civvy street

1943


CIVVY STREET Defined for English Language Learners

civvy street

noun

Definition of civvy street for English Language Learners

  • : civilian life : life outside the military


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