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civvy street

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɪv.ɪi stɹɪit/

NounEdit

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)