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costumes

noun
plural of costume

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 clothing chosen as appropriate for a specific situation
  • a tuxedo is the only acceptable costume for men attending a formal event

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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

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costumes

verb
present tense third-person singular of costume

Synonyms & Antonyms of costumes (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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“Costumes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/costumes. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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