plainclothes

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

Definition of plainclothes

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

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First Known Use of plainclothes

1856


PLAINCLOTHES Defined for English Language Learners

plainclothes

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adjective

Definition of plainclothes for English Language Learners

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


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plainclothes

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

legal Definition of plainclothes

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

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