Definition of "plainclothes"
  1. Refers to the state of being dressed in ordinary attire while performing official duties
How to use "plainclothes" in a sentence
  1. The detective decided to remain in plainclothes to avoid attracting attention during the investigation.
  2. As a plainclothes officer, her appearance often misleads suspects into thinking she's just an ordinary citizen.
  3. The suspect was unaware that the person he had been speaking to was a plainclothes investigator.

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