Clothes worn by civilians as opposed to military or other uniforms.
20th century: from civilian clothes.
- I felt strange wearing my civvies after being in uniform for so long.
- The soldiers were excited to change into their civvies at the end of the day.
- He was wearing his civvies because he had the day off from work.
- I can't wait to get out of this uniform and into my civvies.
- She was happy to wear her civvies and blend in with the crowd.