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On the seventh day, they wore “civvies,” typically trousers and a polo shirt.

And then you go change into your civvies and join your new friends for dinner, moving from the inner sanctum to the dining room.

He was in civvies, the jeans and sweater I normally thought of him wearing, but he had his service ribbons pinned to his breast.

Nevertheless, if I were in civvies, you'd have permitted the waiter to cut my steak.

As soon as afternoon parade was dismissed, we would dive for our quarters, and re-don our "civvies" until next parade.

And the civvies—gorblimy—when I was 'ome on leave they kep' on arstin' me, 'Ain't yer wounded yet?'

When we first come out, I thought all the Belgian civvies a lot o' bloody cowards takin' cover whenever Fritz came over.

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On this page you'll find 258 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to civvies, such as: accouterment, apparel, array, caparison, costume, and covering.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.