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noun as in set of clothes

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Katy Perry was flanked by dancers wearing shark costumes during her 2015 performance.

You aunt has hit a new low in attempts to act as costume director at a wedding.

I don’t know what furries did 50 years ago beyond imagining or surreptitiously donning a wolf costume.

We added a place to hang Halloween costumes, party dresses, ski clothes and “just-in-case” fashion.

Officials at Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center said a staff member wearing an inflatable Christmas tree costume to spread holiday cheer likely spread coronavirus-laden droplets instead.

Her daughter, Elaina, 24, a trained costume designer and makeup artist, helps out by sewing clothes.

The brand logo turned out to feature a graceful archer on horseback, in a Tatar national costume, poised to shoot his arrow.

He then dons a Spider-Man costume and savagely starts attacking criminals.

What makes this story resonate with fans is that it proves it takes more than just the costume to become “Spider-Man.”

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute has staged some truly fantastic shows over the past few years.

I had no idea who they were, as the Grand Duke was in morning costume, and had no star or decoration to distinguish him.

Movement to know that she was attired in appropriate costume—short frock, biped continuations and a mannish oil-skin hat.

If she is so distingue in rather less than ordinary dress, what would she be in a Parisian costume?

It was a corso blanc, and everyone wore white—chiefly modifications of Pierrot costume—and everyone was masked.

In this portrait of tiny dimensions the Prince is represented in fancy costume, after the manner of Holbein.


On this page you'll find 53 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to costume, such as: apparel, attire, dress, ensemble, fashion, and garb.

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