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They got smaller and smaller; and the costumes became more and more incongruous and outrageous.

White suburbanites getting dolled up in blackface for Ray Rice Halloween costumes.

Certainly, these costumes are easy to laugh at, but the time to rail against them has come and gone.

The film Black Swan, with costumes by Rodarte, had an enormous impact on fashion.

Where do they get the money to make the costumes AND buy tickets?

The costumes were exceedingly grotesque and suggestive of the New rather than of the Old World.

The girls were dressed in such boating costumes as gave them the very freest movement, and they both used the paddle skillfully.

The fancy costumes and the funny masks the girls and boys wore certainly were “fetching.”

But the principal characters would furnish their own costumes, and that is where Lily Pendleton began to lose her dissatisfaction.

But the merveilleuse costumes of the Sleek girls were better suited for looking on than for taking part in the actual performance.


On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to costumes, such as: apparel, attire, closet, dresser, trunk, and buffet.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.