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costume

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of costume

  1. 1 clothing chosen as appropriate for a specific situation a tuxedo is the only acceptable costume for men attending a formal event Synonyms of costume outfit, drag, dress, garb, getup, guise, togsWords Related to costume apparel, attire, clothes, duds, habiliment(s), raiment; fashion, mode, style; array, caparison, vestments

  2. 2 clothing put on to hide one's true identity or imitate someone or something else Halloween costumes that caricature some of the “celebrities” created by the media over the past year Synonyms of costume camouflage, disguise, guiseWords Related to costume domino, mask, veil, visor (also vizor), vizard; costumery, dress, getup, outfit, rig; coloring, cosmetic, makeup, paint


costume

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of costume

  1. to outfit with clothes and especially fine or special clothes the days when people, costumed in their Sunday best, would parade along the grand avenue on Easter Synonyms of costume apparel, array, attire, bedeck, caparison, clothe, deck (out), do up, dress, dress up, enrobe, garb, garment, get up, gown, habit, invest, rig (out), robe, suit, tog (up or out), toilet, vestureWords Related to costume cloak, frock, jacket, mantle, vest; drape, enswathe, hap [dialect], huddle, swaddle, swathe, wrap; accoutre (or accouter), bedight [archaic], equip, furnish, habilitate, outfit, tailor, uniform; dress down, underdressNear Antonyms of costume denude, divest, uncover, undrape, unveilAntonyms of costume disarray, disrobe, strip, unclothe, undress, untruss [archaic]



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