Translation of "plain clothes" - English-Spanish dictionary

plain clothes

noun uk us

ordinary clothes when worn by police when they are working

ropa de civil
There were police in plain clothes in the crowd.
plain-clothes adjective uk /ˌpleɪnˈkləʊðz/ us /-ˈkloʊðz/

de civil
plain-clothes police officers/detectives

(Translation of “plain clothes” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)