costume


costume
01. What kind of [costume] are you going to wear to the Halloween party?
02. He is paid $10.00 an hour to stand on the street wearing a gorilla [costume] with the name of a pizza shop on it.
03. The leading performer had to change her [costume] no less than 14 times during the play.
04. The [costumes] in the musical "Cats" were simply incredible.
05. At Old Fort Henry in Ontario, all the people working there dress in [costumes] of the 1800s.
06. We had a special cultural evening in which all the students wore the traditional [costumes] of their country.
07. I thought I looked quite different, but it only took my 4-year-old son a second to recognize me in my Santa Claus [costume].
08. The [costume] of Sesame Street's Big Bird is made of turkey feathers, dyed yellow.
09. Before becoming an actor, Brad Pitt once had a job wearing a chicken [costume] as advertising for a local restaurant.
10. The children made themselves paper [costumes] of animals to wear at the birthday party.
11. The lead actor had to change [costumes] about 10 times during the play.
12. Harry came to the party in a gorilla [costume], accompanied by his girlfriend, who was dressed as his trainer.
13. The [costume] worn by the Japanese Emperor for special ceremonies has changed little since the 1300s.
14. Our house was robbed, but all we lost was a bit of cash, and some cheap [costume] jewelry.
15. One [costume] that the world associates with Argentina is the dress of the gauchos, Argentina's cowboys.
16. Gene Moorse once noted that people don't change. Only their [costumes] do.

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  • costume — [ kɔstym ] n. m. • 1747; autre sens 1662; it. costume « coutume » 1 ♦ Vêtement habituel particulier à un pays, une époque, une condition. ⇒ accoutrement, vx équipage, habillement, habit, vêtement. Costumes nationaux. Costume régional porté à l… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • costumé — costume [ kɔstym ] n. m. • 1747; autre sens 1662; it. costume « coutume » 1 ♦ Vêtement habituel particulier à un pays, une époque, une condition. ⇒ accoutrement, vx équipage, habillement, habit, vêtement. Costumes nationaux. Costume régional… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Costume — Cos tume (k?s t?m or k?s t?m ), n. [F. costume, It. costume custom, dress, fr. L. consuetumen (not found), for consuetudo custom. See {Custom}, and cf. {Consuetude}.] 1. Dress in general; esp., the distinctive style of dress of a people, class,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • costumé — costumé, ée (ko stu mé, mée) part. passé. Costumé à la façon antique.    Bal costumé, bal où les danseurs, danseuses et assistants, ou la plupart, portent des travestissements qui reproduisent plus ou moins fidèlement des costumes de pays, de… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • costume — s.m. [lat. volgare costumen ]. 1. a. [modo consueto di agire, di pensare, di comportarsi di una persona: non è mio c. mentire ; persona di strani c. ] ▶◀ abitudine, consuetudine, maniera, pratica, regola, stile. b. [atteggiamento etico: mal c. ;… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • costume — [käs′to͞om΄, käs′tyo͞om΄] n. [18th c. art term < Fr < It < L consuetudo,CUSTOM] 1. a) the style of dress, including accessories, typical of a certain country, period, profession, etc. b) a set of clothes in such a style, as worn in a… …   English World dictionary

  • costume — ► NOUN 1) a set of clothes in a style typical of a particular country or historical period. 2) a set of clothes worn by an actor or performer for a role. 3) Brit. dated a woman s matching jacket and skirt. ► VERB ▪ dress in a costume. ORIGIN… …   English terms dictionary

  • costume — index clothe Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • costume — s. m. 1. Prática habitual, modo de proceder. = HÁBITO 2.  [Direito] Perguntas que devem fazer se a todas as testemunhas sobre o parentesco, amizade ou ódio que possam ter a alguma das partes. 3. Trajo; moda. • costumes s. m. pl. 4. Procedimento,… …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • costume — [n] set of clothes apparel, attire, clothing, dress, duds*, ensemble, fashion, garb, getup*, guise, livery, mode, outfit, rig*, robes*, style, suit, uniform, wardrobe; concept 451 …   New thesaurus

  • Costume — Un costume traditionnel norvégien Le costume (ou la tenue) est un ensemble de vêtements et d accessoires assortis et fait pour être portés ensemble. Il peut être composé librement ou être imposé, comme dans le cas des vêtements professionnels. Le …   Wikipédia en Français