HyperDic: costume

English > 6 senses of the word costume:
NOUNartifactcostumethe attire worn in a play or at a fancy dress ball
artifactcostumeunusual or period attire not characteristic of or appropriate to the time and place
artifactcostumethe prevalent fashion of dress (including accessories and hair style as well as garments)
artifactcostumethe attire characteristic of a country or a time or a social class
VERBbodycostume, dress updress in a costume
possessioncostumefurnish with costumes
costume > pronunciation
Soundskaastuw'm; kaa'stuwm
Rhymesabloom ... zoom: 56 rhymes with uwm...
English > costume: 6 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningThe attire worn in a play or at a fancy dress ball.
Example"he won the prize for best costume"
Partswardrobecollection of costumes belonging to a theatrical company
Narrowerfancy dress, masquerade, masquerade costumeA costume worn as a disguise at a masquerade party
Broaderattire, garb, dressclothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
Spanishdisfraz, traje
English > costume: 6 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningunusual or period attire not characteristic of or appropriate to the time and place.
Example"in spite of the heat he insisted on his woolen costume"
Broaderattire, garb, dressclothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
English > costume: 6 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningThe prevalent fashion of dress (including accessories and hair style as well as garments).
Broaderattire, garb, dressclothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
Spanishtraje
English > costume: 6 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningThe attire characteristic of a country or a time or a social class.
Example"he wore his national costume"
Narroweracademic costumeA costume worn on formal occasions by the faculty or students of a university / university or college
rigoutA person's costume (especially if bizarre)
Broaderattire, garb, dressclothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
Verbscostumedress in a costume
English > costume: 6 senses > verb 1, body
MeaningDress in a costume.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymdress up
Broaderdress, clothe, enclothe, garb, raiment, tog, garment, habilitate, fit out, apparelProvide with clothes or put clothes on
Similar tooverdress, dress up, fig out, fig up, deck up, gussy up, fancy up, trick up, deck out, trick out, prink, attire, get up, rig out, tog up, tog outPut on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive
Spanishdisfrazar
Catalandisfressar-se
Nounscostumethe attire characteristic of a country or a time or a social class
English > costume: 6 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningFurnish with costumes; as for a film or play.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Categoryperforming artsarts or skills that require public performance
Broadersupply, provide, render, furnishGive something useful or necessary to
Spanishvestir
Nounscostumersomeone who designs or supplies costumes (as for a play or masquerade)

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