in costume


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

Examples of in costume in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Luckily for us, the good people of Instagram delivered, in costume and otherwise. Hannah Jackson, Vogue, 4 Nov. 2023 One photo showed Kim dressed as Minnie Mouse as a child and another showed her in costume as a Snow White next to Kris. Escher Walcott, Peoplemag, 21 Oct. 2023 Cox didn’t even show up in costume until the fourth episode. Borys Kit, The Hollywood Reporter, 11 Oct. 2023 The clip dramatically cut to Staunton in costume, quietly holding her hands before stepping out onto a Buckingham Palace-like balcony to greet a cheering crowd. Janine Henni, Peoplemag, 9 Oct. 2023 Halloween at the museum: The Heritage of the Americas Museum plans to give a free rock to children who visit the museum in costume on Oct. 31. Linda McIntosh, San Diego Union-Tribune, 4 Oct. 2023 All seven men onstage wore dark-blue suits with white shirts and red ties—in costume, at least, Trump was everywhere. Benjamin Wallace-Wells, The New Yorker, 24 Aug. 2023 And a zoo in China says its bears aren't humans in costume, but the internet isn't so sure. Laura L. Davis, USA TODAY, 1 Aug. 2023 The actor shared photos on Instagram last week, including one that featured him in costume. David Chiu, Peoplemag, 2 Aug. 2023 See More

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“In costume.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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