Origin of plain clothes
OTHER WORDS FROM plain clothesplain-clothes, plainclothes, adjective
Words nearby plain clothes
How to use plain clothes in a sentence
Yet, much like the fate that fell the first season, ratings just plain weren't good.‘The Comeback’ Finale: Give Lisa Kudrow All of the Awards|Kevin Fallon|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Thanks to the Atlanta case, they can now see another in plain sight.A Gift to the Jihadis: The Unseen Airport Security Threat|Clive Irving|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Growing up as a teen in the 1960s, she had yearned to wear the same clothes her girlfriends wore.
Her daughter, Elaina, 24, a trained costume designer and makeup artist, helps out by sewing clothes.
BEIRUT—It is December, but Sabrine Omar is still wearing her summer clothes.
But what a magnificent plain is this we are entering upon: it is of immense extent.
At this same time they seized in Nangasaqui a servant of the father provincial, Matheo Couros, who was washing his clothes.
A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
There are many more good dwellings on this plain than in the rural portion of Lower Italy.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
The word of the law shall be fulfilled without a lie, and wisdom shall be made plain in the mouth of the faithful.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
British Dictionary definitions for plain clothes
- ordinary clothes, as distinguished from uniform, as worn by a police detective on duty
- (as modifier)a plain-clothes policeman