plainclothesman

noun plain·clothes·man \ ˈplān-ˈklō(t͟h)z-mən , -ˌman \

Definition of plainclothesman

:a plainclothes police officer

First Known Use of plainclothesman

1899


PLAINCLOTHESMAN Defined for English Language Learners

plainclothesman

noun

Definition of plainclothesman for English Language Learners

  • : a police officer who does not wear a uniform while on duty


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