street clothes


: the ordinary clothes that people wear in public
She changed out of her uniform and into her street clothes.

Examples of street clothes in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Now, imagine for a moment that a group of Black men in street clothes had targeted a random motorist on his way home to his family after a long day at work. Jason Flom, Rolling Stone, 6 May 2024 The alternative — another season filled with him in street clothes — won’t cut it. Roderick Boone, Charlotte Observer, 6 May 2024 Could the Jimmy Butler era have closed with him in street clothes? Greg Cote, Miami Herald, 2 May 2024 On Friday, Mizuhara surrendered to law enforcement in Los Angeles and made an initial court appearance, wearing street clothes and shackles. Michael S. Schmidt, New York Times, 13 Apr. 2024 If Curry, Thompson and Green sit, might Chris Paul also join the street clothes crew? Danny Emerman, The Mercury News, 13 Apr. 2024 The man who inked the largest contract in franchise history until LaMelo Ball took the crown with his max rookie extension was back in the building, affixed in a familiar place for the anticipated homecoming: on the bench in street clothes. Roderick Boone, Charlotte Observer, 8 Apr. 2024 Davis, who was playing for the Bills at the time, put on his street clothes, walked out of the stadium and decided to retire, Sports Illustrated reported at the time. Bailey Richards, Peoplemag, 1 Apr. 2024 March 22, 2024 The only real drama came before tipoff, when UCLA star center Lauren Betts watched warmups in street clothes. Ben Bolch, Los Angeles Times, 24 Mar. 2024

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“Street clothes.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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