civies


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civ·ies

 (sĭv′ēz)
pl.n. Slang
Variant of civvies.

civies

(ˈsɪvɪz)
pl n
(Military) informal a variant spelling of civvies. See civvy2

civ•vies

or civ•ies

(ˈsɪv iz)

n.pl. Informal.
civilian clothes, as distinguished from military uniforms.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.civies - civilian garb as opposed to a military uniform
civilian clothing, civilian dress, civilian garb, plain clothes - ordinary clothing as distinguished from uniforms, work clothes, clerical garb, etc.
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
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