civvies


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civvies

(ˈsɪviz)
n. civilian clothes rather than a uniform. (Originally military.) I re-upped because I couldn’t stand the thought of civvies and stuff like that.
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I'm in civvies because people think my uniform might be lousy.
Bryce and Edwards, both 23 and serving with 4th battalion The Rifles, turned up in Birmingham in civvies.
The newlyweds are set to honeymoon in the Caribbean, but have promised to take another journey on the chairlift - in civvies - when they return.
The riders, including race winner Mick Kinane (third right), with in their civvies (from left) Edward Hide, Philip Robinson, Joe Mercer and Lester Piggott before the Clipper Logistics Leger Legends Classified Stakes
We have to go and dig them and a bunch of bungling civvies out of g g a hole and we'll probably be working and living in conditions civvies wouldn't tolerate and probably with fewer basic facilities than in an Afghan checkpoint.
Jindal, who was brought to the courtroom on Thursday afternoon under heavy security, sat in a corner, masked and surrounded by five sleuths of the Delhi Police in civvies.
Surely it cannot be a surprise that cheaper civvies are now being considered?
We're not a bunch of civvies looking down our noses at you.
Police officials in civvies, cops from Elite and Mohafiz forces, mounted force, mobile squads and sniffer dogs have also been deployed on the route of Zuljinnah, CCPO added.
But while Ronan (or Roaming as I've renamed him, as in roaming eye) poshed it up in first class, Sir Tompreferred to slum it in economy with the rest of us civvies.
Open to both civilian and military personnel, the organisers of the fun golfing competition aim to team soldiers with civvies where possible.
MILITARY top brass at the heart of Britain's defence establishment are being allowed to wear civvies if they are too scared to don uniform.
Jakob (left) and Joshua McDougal in civvies, and (below) Jakob (left) and Joshua in uniform.
and the civvies as pig-ignorant and poverty-stricken.
The court was told they claimed the magazines, with names like Fallout, On Call, A & E Logbook and Civvies were read by off-duty emergency personnel and their publications had circulations of up to 250,000.