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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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Anyone who surveys the evening yak shows--where the Ashleighs and the Geraldos have traded in their civvies for camo wear--has a strong sense of what Bray is talking about.
They look as good in civvies as they do in uniform.
Any expected sense of remoteness and isolation - of other-worldliness - is quickly dispelled on meeting the abbey's young, vigorous and quick-witted bursar Father Albert Schlick, a monk who dresses in civvies for the outside world, drives around at high speed, uses a mobile phone and speaks fluent English.
But soon - on ``30 June,'' as Hoppe says in military-speak - he will trade his uniform for civvies.
Today's Forest Service timber cops, aged 28-51, usually wear civvies.
The team, citing eyewitness accounts, said Naqeebullah was 'picked up' along with two other suspects Hazrat Ali and Qasim on January 3 by security personnel in civvies and taken to the Sachal Police Post before being moved to another location.
Naqeebullah was reportedly picked up by personnel in civvies from a teashop at Karachi's Sohrab Goth area on January 3.
The ACLC officials in civvies opened indiscriminate fire on Intizar's car when he did not stop it on their indication.
According to Kashmir Media Service, the police personnel in civvies arrested Mir Hafeezullah, the TeH district President for Islamabad, when he was leading a pro-freedom and anti-India rally in Hakhoora village in Achabal area of the district.
We were not allowed "ashore", ie out for 11 weeks and then in full uniform as our civvies had been sent home in week one.
Hundreds of policemen in uniform as well as civvies were deployed to check any miscreants among the visitors who were allowed entry from the walkthrough gates and metal detectors.
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.