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costume 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈkäsˌt(y)o͞om/,/-təm/,
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costumes, plural;
  1. Dress (someone) in a particular set of clothes
    • - an all-woman troupe elaborately costumed in clinging silver lamé
Noun
  1. A set of clothes in a style typical of a particular country or historical period
    • - authentic Elizabethan costumes
    • - children in national costume singing folk music
  2. A set of clothes worn by an actor or other performer for a particular role or by someone attending a masquerade
    • - a nun's costume
  3. A set of clothes, esp. a woman's ensemble, for a particular occasion or purpose; an outfit


  1. dress in a costume; "We dressed up for Halloween as pumpkins"
  2. the attire worn in a play or at a fancy dress ball; "he won the prize for best costume"
  3. furnish with costumes; as for a film or play
  4. unusual or period attire not characteristic of or appropriate to the time and place; "in spite of the heat he insisted on his woolen costume"
  5. the prevalent fashion of dress (including accessories and hair style as well as garments)
  6. the attire characteristic of a country or a time or a social class; "he wore his national costume"
  7. The term costume can refer to wardrobe and dress in general, or to the distinctive style of dress of a particular people, class, or period. ...
  8. Stage clothes is a term for any clothes used by performers (singers, actors, or dancers) on stage.
  9. A style of dress, including garments, accessories and hairstyle, especially as characteristic of a particular country, period or people; An outfit or a disguise worn as fancy dress etc; A set of clothes appropriate for a particular occasion or season; To dress or adorn with a costume or ...
  10. (Costumes) The clothes that actors wear on stage to help portray their characters.
  11. (Costumes) Attire which, in the opinion of the judges, is specifically designed or selected for couples competition and would not generally be worn for social dancing.
  12. (Costumes) Fancy dress worn by auxiliaries and Drum Majors, sometimes in keeping with show theme.
  13. (Costumes) Study or borrow costumes from the Society's collection
  14. (Costumes) The clothing worn on stage by the performers. Costumes can be used to reflect the personality of a character, the historical time period, country of origin or social ranking.
  15. (Costumes) The items of clothing that are worn by the actors onstage are called costumes. Large theatre companies have a wardrobe department who design and create the costumes.
  16. (Costumes) the clothes worn by actors in an a play designed to fit the era, mood, and personality of the characters as well as enhance the overall design look of the production.
  17. (costumes) That type of clothing that is a form of highly individualized dress. (ch 6) (188)
  18. (costumes) what the characters are wearing.  Bear in mind that even if a character is wearing contemporary clothing (in some cases, the actors’ own clothing), that clothing is still considered a costume.
  19. Scary clothing or disguises worn at Halloween
  20. Any clothing worn by an actor on stage during a performance.
  21. An article of clothing which doesn't fit, smells of mothballs, and is in constant need of repair. See also Goodwill
  22. The garment worn by an actor to depict a certain character in a particular period
  23. uniform. A Winnie the Pooh outfit is a costume. A cast member puts on a costume before going out to sweep Main Street. A hasmat suit necessary when entering one of the more vile areas of the tunnels beneath the park is also a costume.
  24. Hiding your true self or inner feelings behind a facade of duplicity / Lack of honesty / The roles you play, or would like to play, in life / (see CLOTHING, MASK)
  25. n. 1. Swimming suit when used in swimming costume or bathing costume.