1 no uniformadoadj.plain-clothes.
2 vestido22 = clothed, clad, costumed.Ex. From the way his left shoulder is tipped forward, from the set of his head and the length of his stride, one gets the feeling that he is a fully clothed sprinter just leaving the starting blocks.Ex. The stereotype of the governess as exemplified in Jane Eyre -- intelligent, restrained, soberly clad -- was the predecessor of the librarian as an occupation in which the women of the period, the 'guardians of morality' could find genteel employment.Ex. Flamboyantly costumed groups paraded and danced in the streets.----* bien vestido = well-dressed, dapper.* medio vestido = half dressed.* persona vaga y mal vestida = slob.* vestido a la antigua = frumpy [frumpier -comp., frumpiest -sup.], frumpish.* vestido a la última = fashion statement.* vestido a la última moda = fashion statement.* vestido de civil = in plain clothes.* vestido de gala = dressed (up) to the nines.* vestido de paisano = civilian clothes, in plain clothes.
3 ropa de civil• civilian clothes• plain clothes
4 traje de paisano• civilian clothes• civvies• muffler• mug• plain clothes
5 traje civilm.business suit, street clothes, civvies, plain clothes.
6 traje de calle• business suit• daytime suit• plain clothes• street clothes
7 estar muy casero• be plainly dressed• be wearing plain house clothes
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Plain Clothes Theatre Productions — is a Bristol based theatre company producing contemporary plays from around the globe. Formed in 2003 by artistic director Sam Berger [http://www.plainclothestheatre.com/company.html] , the company has produced work in London, Bristol, Cheltenham … Wikipedia
plain-clothes — adj [only before noun] plain clothes police are police who wear ordinary clothes so that they can work without being recognized … Dictionary of contemporary English
plain|clothes — «PLAYN KLOHZ, KLOHTHZ», adjective. not in uniform when on duty. plain clothes, the ordinary dress of civil life; nonofficial dress … Useful english dictionary
plain clothes — plain clothes, adj. clothing other than one s uniform, esp. civilian clothes worn on duty by a police officer. Also, plainclothes. [1815 25] * * * … Universalium
plain clothes — ► PLURAL NOUN ▪ ordinary clothes rather than uniform, especially when worn by police officers … English terms dictionary
plain|clothes|man — «PLAYN KLOHZ muhn, KLOHTHZ », noun, plural men. a policeman or detective wearing ordinary clothes, not a uniform, when on duty … Useful english dictionary
plain clothes — ordinary dress (as opposed to military uniform), 1822; of police detectives, it is attested from 1842. Also plainclothes … Etymology dictionary
plain clothes — noun ordinary clothing as distinguished from uniforms, work clothes, clerical garb, etc. • Syn: ↑civilian clothing, ↑civilian dress, ↑civilian garb • Hypernyms: ↑clothing, ↑article of clothing, ↑vesture, ↑wear, ↑ … Useful english dictionary
plain clothes — n. in plain clothes (the police officer was in plain clothes) * * * [ˌpleɪn kləʊ(ð)z] in plain clothes (the police officer was in plain clothes) … Combinatory dictionary
plain-clothes — also plainclothes ADJ: ADJ n Plain clothes police officers wear ordinary clothes instead of a police uniform. in plain clothes → see plain He was arrested by plain clothes detectives as he walked through the customs hall. Ant: uniformed … English dictionary
plain-clothes — adjective plain clothes police are police who wear ordinary clothes so that they can work without being recognised: plain clothes detectives … Longman dictionary of contemporary English