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  • n  the attire worn in a play or at a fancy dress ball
    he won the prize for best costume
  • n  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
  • n  the prevalent fashion of dress (including accessories and hair style as well as garments)
  • n  the attire characteristic of a country or a time or a social class
    he wore his national costume
  • v  dress in a costume
  • v  furnish with costumes; as for a film or play

  • In a recent poll, the emerald green dress worn by Keira Knightley in Atonement has been voted the best film costume of all time.
  • Some costumes are more uncomfortable than others.
  • From the Duke of Westminster, Chanel's most renowned amour, came more jewels: these she had copied, setting off the costume-jewelry vogue.
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  • Paul Giamatti in International Herald Tribune
    Well, this was a helluva job, a helluva job, this little costume drama we put on,Giamatti said.
  • President Bush in Edmonton Sun
    This morning I was with the vice-president,Bush told a gathering of grocery manufacturers. "I was asking him what costume he was planning. He said, 'Well, I'm already wearing it.' Then he mumbled something about the dark side of the...
  • Greg Pak in Ha'aretz
    I would like to announce that due to pressures and threats from a certain animal rights group, I will be changing the genuine fox fur on my free program costume that I will use in the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, BC, to white faux... Johnny Weir ESPN Feb 1, 2010 22751 30505 costumed This isn't a fantasy about a costumed superhero changing the course of history," Pak told The Shmooze. "This is the story of a Jewish boy and his family struggling to survive."

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