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cost-push of or denoting the situation in which higher costs of production cause higher retail prices. (Cf. demand-pull.)
costume the type or style of clothing, jewelry, makeup, and the like worn in a particular place or time or by members of a particular profession or group. [4 definitions]
costume jewelry jewelry made of inexpensive materials or set with imitation or semiprecious stones.
costumer a person who makes, sells, or rents costumes, as for costume parties or theater companies.
cosy variant of cozy.
cot1 a small portable bed, esp. one that folds up. [2 definitions]
cot2 a small dwelling, such as a hut. [3 definitions]
cotangent in trigonometry, the ratio between the side adjacent to a given acute angle in a right triangle and the opposite side.
cote a small shelter, esp. one built for birds or animals.
Cote d'Ivoire a West African country on the Atlantic coast between Ghana and Liberia.
cotenant one of two or more persons who own or occupy common property.
coterie a small, exclusive group of friends or associates with similar interest or activities; clique.
coterminous having the same border or end point, or covering the same area.
cotillion any of several dances, such as the quadrille. [2 definitions]
cotransport combined form of transport.
cotrustee combined form of trustee.
cottage a small or modest detached home, usu. for one family. [2 definitions]
cottage cheese a soft white mild-flavored cheese made of slightly soured skim-milk curds.
cottage industry a small-scale industry in which products are made, created, or assembled in the workers' homes rather than in factories or offices. [2 definitions]
cottage pudding a dessert consisting of a simple cake covered with a sweet sauce, as of fruit.
cottager a person who lives in or spends vacations in a cottage.