verb (used with object), cos·tumed, cos·tum·ing.
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Origin of costume
synonym study for costume
OTHER WORDS FROM costumere·cos·tume, verb (used with object), re·cos·tumed, re·cos·tum·ing.un·cos·tumed, adjectivewell-costumed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for costume
Katy Perry was flanked by dancers wearing shark costumes during her 2015 performance.The Weeknd’s Super Bowl performance sparked a bounty of memes, as the halftime show usually does|Travis Andrews|February 8, 2021|Washington Post
You aunt has hit a new low in attempts to act as costume director at a wedding.
I don’t know what furries did 50 years ago beyond imagining or surreptitiously donning a wolf costume.The country is being buffeted by groups that couldn’t exist 30 years ago|Philip Bump|January 27, 2021|Washington Post
We added a place to hang Halloween costumes, party dresses, ski clothes and “just-in-case” fashion.The pandemic gave me the time to finally clean out my shameful attic. Here’s what I learned.|Jura Koncius|January 21, 2021|Washington Post
Officials at Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center said a staff member wearing an inflatable Christmas tree costume to spread holiday cheer likely spread coronavirus-laden droplets instead.Another coronavirus variant linked to growing share of cases, several large outbreaks, in California|Fenit Nirappil|January 18, 2021|Washington Post
Her daughter, Elaina, 24, a trained costume designer and makeup artist, helps out by sewing clothes.
The brand logo turned out to feature a graceful archer on horseback, in a Tatar national costume, poised to shoot his arrow.Rebranding The Land of Mongol Warriors & Ivan The Terrible|Anna Nemtsova|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He then dons a Spider-Man costume and savagely starts attacking criminals.
What makes this story resonate with fans is that it proves it takes more than just the costume to become “Spider-Man.”
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute has staged some truly fantastic shows over the past few years.The Daily Beast’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Carrie Bradshaw in Your Life|Allison McNearney|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I had no idea who they were, as the Grand Duke was in morning costume, and had no star or decoration to distinguish him.
Movement to know that she was attired in appropriate costume—short frock, biped continuations and a mannish oil-skin hat.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
If she is so distingue in rather less than ordinary dress, what would she be in a Parisian costume?
It was a corso blanc, and everyone wore white—chiefly modifications of Pierrot costume—and everyone was masked.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
In this portrait of tiny dimensions the Prince is represented in fancy costume, after the manner of Holbein.Bastien Lepage|Fr. Crastre