verb (used with object), cos·tumed, cos·tum·ing.
- costotransverse ligament,
- costume jewellery,
- costume jewelry,
- costume piece,
Origin of costume
Examples from the Web for costume
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.”
You think about a movie like that getting made now, they would probably just use a lot of CGI for your costume.All Eyes on Anjelica Huston: The Legendary Actress on Love, Abuse, and Jack Nicholson|Alex Suskind|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Malaysian airlines In the Reddit thread “What is the Best ‘Too Soon’ costume for Halloween?”Sexy Ebola Nurse & More of the Year’s Worst Halloween Costumes|Kevin Fallon|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
About the only thing nearby that smacks of politics is an adjacent pop-up Halloween costume store.
Moreover, Mr. Leary had been the recipient of unlimited praise upon the ingenuity and the uniqueness expressed in his costume.The Life of the Party|Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
They are very splendid in their dresses; the costume of the men is extremely like that of the Turks.The World's Fair|Anonymous
His costume was superb, and was such as was then worn, on important occasions, by American gentlemen of the highest rank.
One was an active and disinterested appeal to the gondoliers to be a little less modern in their costume.A Voyage of Consolation|Sara Jeannette Duncan
It is not only such boldness that is to be reprehended, but extravagance of costume.The Wedding Ring|T. De Witt Talmage
Word Origin for costume
1715, "style of dress," an art term, from French costume (17c.), from Italian costume "fashion, habit," from Latin consuetudinem (nominative consuetudo) "custom, habit, usage." Essentially the same word as custom but arriving by a different etymology. From "customary clothes of the particular period in which the scene is laid," meaning broadened by 1818 to "any defined mode of dress." Costume jewelry is first attested 1933.
1823, from costume (n.). Related: Costumed; costuming.