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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A detective who wears civilian clothes on duty.

Usage examples (36)
  • A plainclothesman was peering into the front windows.
  • “Radio it in,” Lawson barked to a young plainclothesman.
  • The plainclothesman on his left cursed and fired, struck nothing.
  • Followed by a plainclothesman, a middle-aged man entered the living room. for more
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