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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The way or style of dressing of a certain place or time or for a certain purpose.

Usage examples (40)
  • You cannot climb the ladder of success dressed in the costume of failure.
  • He won the prize for best costume
  • He wore his national costume
  • In spite of the heat he insisted on his woolen costume for more
Tutoring comment
  • It is the "custom" (the usual way of doing things) to wear a "costume" (special clothing worn in a play or masquerade) to this kind of party.
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