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costume
American English: /ˈkɑsˌt(j)um/
British English: /ˈkɒstjuːm/

Translation of costume in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 uncountable (style of dress)
    (for parties, disguise)
    regional/period costume
    traje regional/de época
    in costume
    (before noun) (drama/piece)
    de época
    costume ball costume party (American English)
    fiesta (feminine) de disfraces
    Example sentences
    • To give a feel for what it was like at the time, there will also be a display in the library of historical data and costumes of the period.
    • Many joined shopkeepers in wearing period costumes, including authentic make up and seamed stockings.
    • The third type of attire is the national costume.
    Example sentences
    • The vivid memory of pundits chanting and amateur actors dressed in bright costumes performing on the open-air stage has stayed with me.
    • Several actors in costume assume the roles of different characters.
    • Mind you, recent history is just a new version of the old: new stage, new actors, new costumes, new masks, same old story.
    1.2 countable (set of clothes) (Theater) 1.3 countable (lady's suit) [dated]
    traje (masculine) sastre or de chaqueta
    Example sentences
    • I can't possibly describe the elaborate nature of every woman's costume or outfit.
    • The staff have made about 150 costumes for the occasion.
    • The costumes range from ethnic outfits to more abstract modernist affairs that bring to mind Picasso's involvement with the Ballet Russe.
    1.4 countable
    also: swimming costume

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