national costume

Definition of national costume

  1. :  the traditional clothing of a country The dancers were dressed in their national costumes.

Word by Word Definitions

nationalplay
  1. :  of or relating to a nation

    :  nationalist

    :  comprising or characteristic of a nationality

  1. :  one that owes allegiance to or is under the protection of a nation without regard to the more formal status of citizen or subject

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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