costume jewelry

noun
|Updated on: 16 Jun 2018

Definition of costume jewelry

: jewelry designed for wear with current fashions and usually made of inexpensive materials

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First Known Use of costume jewelry

1907

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COSTUME JEWELRY Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of costume jewelry for English Language Learners

  • : fancy jewelry that is usually made of inexpensive materials rather than real gold, diamonds, etc.


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