civvy street

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɪv.ɪi stɹɪit/

Noun[edit]

civvy street (uncountable)

  1. (chiefly UK, military) civilian life; the condition or status of a civilian
    In civvy street he had been a bus cleaner - Vera and Eddy’s War - Sam Smith (2002)