Definition of plain clothes noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


plain clothes

BrE BrE//ˌpleɪn ˈkləʊðz//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpleɪn ˈkloʊðz//
; BrE BrE//ˌpleɪn ˈkləʊz//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpleɪn ˈkloʊz//
[plural] The police
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ordinary clothes, not uniform, when worn by police officers on duty officers in plain clothes See related entries: The police Wordfinderarrest, charge, cordon, detain, detective, interrogate, plain clothes, police, raid, undercover

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