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civvies in Clothes & fashion topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcivviesciv‧vies, civies /ˈsɪviz/ noun [plural]  informalDC ordinary clothes, rather than military uniform Sam! I didn’t recognise you in civvies.
Examples from the Corpus
civviesI was going places, thinking and doing things I would never dream of in city civvies.The early part of the week is the official business bit - clowns in civvies, smoke-filled rooms.On a Saturday morning there were often more lads down the East End dressed in khaki than in civvies.