in costume

Definition of in costume

  1. :  wearing a costume If all the actors are in costume, we're ready to begin. The waiters were all in ancient Roman costume.

Word by Word Definitions

costumeplay
  1. :  the prevailing fashion in coiffure, jewelry, and apparel of a period, country, or class

    :  an outfit worn to create the appearance characteristic of a particular period, person, place, or thing

    :  a person's ensemble of outer garments

  1. :  to provide with a costume

    :  to design costumes for

  1. :  characterized by the use of costumes

    :  suitable for or enhancing the effect of a particular costume


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