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costume

cos·tume

costume

 
pronunciation:
ka stum [or] ka styum
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the type of clothing worn in a particular place or time or by members of a particular group.
The kilt is part of the traditional costume of Scotland.
similar words:
apparel, attire, clothes, clothing, dress, garments, outfit, uniform
definition 2: clothing worn to make one look like some other person, animal, or thing.
Dylan wore a pirate costume on Halloween.
 
similar words:
disguise, outfit, suit
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