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A reenactor wearing a traditional Highland costume.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
costume

Plural
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costume ({{{1}}})
  1. A style of dress, including garments, accessories, and hairstyle, especially as characteristic of a particular country, period, or people.
    The dancer was wearing Highland costume.
  2. An outfit or a disguise worn as fancy dress etc.
    She wore a gorilla costume to the party.
  3. A set of clothes appropriate for a particular occasion or season.
    The bride wore a grey going-away costume.

Derived terms

Translations

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Verb

Infinitive
to costume

Third person singular
costumes

Simple past
costumed

Past participle
costumed

Present participle
costuming

to costume (third-person singular simple present costumes, present participle costuming, simple past and past participle costumed)
  1. To dress or adorn with a costume or appropriate garb.

French

Pronunciation

Noun

costume m. (plural costumes)

  1. A suit worn by a man

Italian

Noun

costume m. (plural costumi)

  1. custom, habit
  2. costume
  3. swimsuit

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Portuguese

Noun

costume m. (plural costumes)

  1. (use) custom
  2. (clothing) costume

Romanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /kos.'tu.me/

Noun

costume n. pl.

  1. Plural form of costum.

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