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plainclothesman n : a detective who wears civilian clothes on duty

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Noun

  1. A police officer (especially a detective) who wears civilian clothes when on duty

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Bow Street runner, FBI, FBI agent, Federal, G-man, Secret Service, Sherlock, Sherlock Holmes, T-man, detective, dick, fed, hawkshaw, hotel detective, house detective, house dick, inquiry agent, investigator, narc, operative, police detective, private detective, private investigator, revenuer, sleuth, store detective, tec, treasury agent
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