Associations to the word «Costume»


COSTUME, noun. A style of dress, including garments, accessories and hairstyle, especially as characteristic of a particular country, period or people.
COSTUME, noun. An outfit or a disguise worn as fancy dress etc.
COSTUME, noun. A set of clothes appropriate for a particular occasion or season.
COSTUME, verb. To dress or adorn with a costume or appropriate garb.
COSTUME DRAMA, noun. (film or television) A period piece featuring elaborate costumes which capture the atmosphere of the portrayed era.
COSTUME DRAMAS, noun. Plural of costume drama
COSTUME JEWELERY, noun. Misspelling of costume jewelry.
COSTUME JEWELLERY, noun. Inexpensive jewellery, made of glass and other non-precious materials.
COSTUME JEWELRY, noun. US standard form of costume jewellery.
COSTUME PARTIES, noun. Plural of costume party
COSTUME PARTY, noun. A social gathering of people wearing disguises or costumes, and amusing themselves with dancing, conversation, or other diversions.

Dictionary definition

COSTUME, noun. The attire worn in a play or at a fancy dress ball; "he won the prize for best costume".
COSTUME, noun. Unusual or period attire not characteristic of or appropriate to the time and place; "in spite of the heat he insisted on his woolen costume".
COSTUME, noun. The prevalent fashion of dress (including accessories and hair style as well as garments).
COSTUME, noun. The attire characteristic of a country or a time or a social class; "he wore his national costume".
COSTUME, verb. Dress in a costume; "We dressed up for Halloween as pumpkins".
COSTUME, verb. Furnish with costumes; as for a film or play.

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope