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Synonyms for costume

Synonyms for costume

a set or style of clothing

clothes or other personal effects, such as makeup, worn to conceal one's identity

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Synonyms for costume

the attire worn in a play or at a fancy dress ball

unusual or period attire not characteristic of or appropriate to the time and place

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the prevalent fashion of dress (including accessories and hair style as well as garments)

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the attire characteristic of a country or a time or a social class

furnish with costumes

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Leave all to me; and to-morrow, when you awake, you shall find a collection of costumes with which you will be satisfied."
He remembered some of the costumes he had seen in Paris, and he adapted one of them, getting his effect from a combination of violent, unusual colours.
All the inhabitants of Hampton and Moulsey dress themselves up in boating costume, and come and mouch round the lock with their dogs, and flirt, and smoke, and watch the boats; and, altogether, what with the caps and jackets of the men, the pretty coloured dresses of the women, the excited dogs, the moving boats, the white sails, the pleasant landscape, and the sparkling water, it is one of the gayest sights I know of near this dull old London town.
Tupman in full brigand's costume, with a very tight jacket, sitting like a pincushion over his back and shoulders, the upper portion of his legs incased in the velvet shorts, and the lower part thereof swathed in the complicated bandages to which all brigands are peculiarly attached.
A ghastly terror seizes him, while on the Negro's face (it is Mesrour again in another costume) appears a ghastly joy.
She wore a costume that struck the boy as being remarkably brilliant: her silken waist being of emerald green and her skirt of four distinct colors -- blue in front, yellow at the left side, red at the back and purple at the right side.
But you, Jessie, surely like this costume better than the dowdy things Rose has been wearing all summer.
PREPARATIONS FOR A GRAND FESTIVAL IN THE VALLEY--STRANGE DOINGS IN THE TABOO GROVES--MONUMENT OF CALABASHES--GALA COSTUME OF THE TYPEE DAMSELS--DEPARTURE FOR THE FESTIVAL
"Your costume looks as if you might have come out of the penitentiary."
The man liked the European costume, and ere long Passepartout issued from his shop accoutred in an old Japanese coat, and a sort of one-sided turban, faded with long use.
He was in a most elegant hunting costume; and Monsieur and the other nobles were dressed like him.
The severe accuracy of some critics has objected to the complexion of the slaves of Brian de Bois-Guilbert, as being totally out of costume and propriety.
The music-seller having taken leave of his senses from sheer astonishment, and I having no evening costume to appear in, we sent the doctor to make the necessary apology to the public, who were calling for her till the place rang again.
The chevalier had repudiated the ridiculous costume still preserved by certain monarchical old men; he had frankly modernized himself.
On the first floor was Madame's bed-chamber, a large room papered in a flowered design and containing the portrait of Monsieur dressed in the costume of a dandy.