civvy


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civvy

(ˈsɪvɪ)
n, pl civvies
1. (Military) a civilian
2. (Military) (plural) civilian dress as opposed to uniform
3. (Military) civvy street civilian life
Translations

civvy

[ˈsɪvɪ] ADJ civvy street (Brit) → la vida civil
References in periodicals archive ?
VETERANS should get more help adjusting to Civvy Street, says MP and ex-soldier Sir Mike Penning.
FORCES veterans need more help adjusting to Civvy Street, says MP Sir Mike Penning - a former acting lance corporal.
The Sunderland Armed Forces Network hopes to improve the health of many former service personnel readjusting to life in Civvy Street.
And glad you don't have to pretend to work again back in Easy Street - sorry, Civvy Street.
The organisation offers support and help to veterans making the transition to Civvy Street by providing accommodation at Avondale House on the Byker Estate.
Some ex-servicemen and women who have put life and limb on the line can have problems readjusting to civvy street, away from the regimentation of the military.
Peter meanwhile runs a film company through which he has written, produced and starred in three short films: Fall Out, Never Forget and Civvy Street.
A MERIDEN training and consultancy firm has been named a preferred supplier to the Armed Forces to help resettle staff back into Civvy Street.
The armed forces are very good, no excellent, at creating a soldier, sailor or airman and this takes nearly a year of training and more, but what they are atrocious at doing is fitting each and every one of those lads and lasses for life back in civvy street.
The Plaid Cymru Westminster leader has campaigned for many years for more support for military personnel when they return to Civvy Street.
So, just before everyone was de-mobbed and returned to Civvy Street, this photograph was taken of D Company Thornaby St Patrick's Army Cadet Force.