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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A person who is not on active duty with a military, naval, police, or fire fighting organization.; Also: Clothing that is not a uniform

Usage examples (38)
  • Got a lovely little cushy job fixed up in civvy street.
  • It was two days before she saw him again, and he still wore his "civvy" suit.
  • Oh, I went into the Elgin, not a civvy to be found
  • "I have been back in civvy street a long time now." for more
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