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plainclothesman

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A member of a police force, especially a detective, who wears civilian clothes on duty.

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  • noun A police officer (especially a detective) who wears civilian clothes when on duty

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a detective who wears civilian clothes on duty

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Vito surmised he was a plainclothesman and scoffed at the obviousness and absurdity of it.

    Fear

  • Vito surmised he was a plainclothesman and scoffed at the obviousness and absurdity of it.

    Fear

  • “Yes, what is it?” a plainclothesman said from a kneeling position, blowing his hair from his eyes and looking her up and down in irritation.

    Red Wolf

  • “Yes, what is it?” a plainclothesman said from a kneeling position, blowing his hair from his eyes and looking her up and down in irritation.

    Red Wolf

  • “Radio it in,” Lawson barked to a young plainclothesman.

    Lifeguard

  • The plainclothesman was escorting the man with the laptop toward the sedan.

    Call to Treason

  • The other plainclothesman followed when the carrier was secure in the sedan.

    Call to Treason

  • Oren restarted the tape and they heard his voice identifying everyone present, including Detective Plum, the second plainclothesman in the room.

    The crush

  • A plainclothesman was peering into the front windows.

    The Alibi

  • She waited by the cars while the cop walked down to the group by the water and said something to a plainclothesman, who looked briefly at Anna and nodded.

    The Night Crew

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