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Definition of "civvies" [civvies]

  • Slang Civilian clothes. (noun-plural)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "civvies" in a sentence
  • "“Just get out,” she croaks, turns on her heel, and clicks upstairs to her dressing room, where she will change out of her business rig into what we call her civvies, her civilian gear."
  • "He was, of course, in civvies and, despite his own policy, was not displaying his warrant card in the beautiful clip-on holder purchased at great, but worthwhile, expense."
  • "Decided my concentration would be cathartically aided by slamming the office door closed to block out the excited primate noises coming from the Neighbiurhood Team Office, all dressed in civvies & off for an Away/Teambuilding day somewhere."