[pleyn-chant, -chahnt] /ˈpleɪnˌtʃænt, -ˌtʃɑnt/
(defs 1, 2).
another name for plainsong
- Plain chocolate
noun 1. chocolate with a slightly bitter flavour and dark colour Compare milk chocolate
plural noun 1. clothing other than one’s uniform, especially civilian clothes worn on duty by a police officer. plural noun 1. n. “ordinary dress” (as opposed to military uniform), 1822; of police detectives, it is attested from 1842. Also plainclothes.
noun 1. direct and honest conduct in one’s relations and transactions with others.
[pleyn-klohz-muh n, -man, -klohth z-] /ˈpleɪnˈkloʊz mən, -ˌmæn, -ˈkloʊðz-/ noun, plural plainclothesmen [pleyn-klohz-muh n, -men, -klohth z-] /ˈpleɪnˈkloʊz mən, -ˌmɛn, -ˈkloʊðz-/ (Show IPA) 1. a police officer, especially a detective, who wears ordinary civilian clothes while on duty.