COSTUME in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of COSTUME
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Definitions:     Search Merriam-Webster
costume
 n.  dress; aset of clothes appropriate for a particular occasion or season
Example Sentence: (22 in 2 pages)
1  The performers need a sufficient interval to resume their ordinary costume, before they re-entered the dining-room.
2  His dark eyes and swarthy skin suited the costume exactly.
3  The Dutch woman's drab winter coat contrasted with the distinctive, colorful native costume she wore beneath it.
4  The costume designer can embellish the leading lady's ball gown with yards and yards of ribbon and lace.
5  The masquerade is where fans play instruments and perform skits, dance numbers, and stand-up comedy in costume.
6  Whenever she traveled abroad, Ethel would pick up costume jewelry or trinket as souvenirs.
7  The kimono is part of the national costume of Japan.
8  Clogs are part of the Dutch traditional costume.
9  Singers performing Mozart's operas often dress in/wear historical costume.
10  Even from a distance the effect of his fox costume was stunning.
11  In all, she has eight costume changes.
12  Clogs are part of the Dutch national costume.
13  Her national costume showed her nationality.
14  CBC says it will edit the encore broadcast of ice dance competition to eliminate images of a French skater's breast that was exposed due to a costume malfunction.
15  Dressed in a white costume meant to imitate an adult crane, Putin was taking part in a project to teach the endangered birds who were raised in captivity to follow the aircraft on their southern migration to Central Asia.
Classic Sentence: (104 in 7 pages)
1  A few persons in the costume of the time of King Hans passed quickly by him.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
2  This, in connection with his costume, strengthened the good woman in the belief that he was a foreigner.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
3  I will be a sailor; instead of the costume of our fathers, which you despise, I will wear a varnished hat, a striped shirt, and a blue jacket, with an anchor on the buttons.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 3. The Catalans.
4  The first sight that attracted the eyes of Spada was that of his nephew, in full costume, and Caesar Borgia paying him most marked attentions.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
5  Carmela looked all around her, but not one of the guests had a costume similar to her own, or those of her companions.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
6  At the end of a quarter of an hour Vampa quitted the grotto; his costume was no less elegant than that of Teresa.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
7  He had assumed the entire costume of Cucumetto.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
8  The man who had performed this daring act with so much indifference wore the Transtevere costume.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 34. The Colosseum.
9  It would add greatly to the effect if the countess would join us in the costume of a peasant from Puzzoli or Sorrento.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 34. The Colosseum.
10  Time was getting on, however, and Franz deemed it advisable to awaken Albert; but at the moment he prepared to proceed to his chamber, his friend entered the room in perfect costume for the day.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 34. The Colosseum.
11  When Franz recovered his senses, he saw Albert drinking a glass of water, of which, to judge from his pallor, he stood in great need; and the count, who was assuming his masquerade costume.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome.
12  He assumed his costume, and fastened on the mask that scarcely equalled the pallor of his own face.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome.
13  The harlequin had reassumed her peasant's costume, and as she passed she raised her mask.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome.
14  Albert was triumphant in his harlequin costume.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome.
15  In order that there might be no confusion, Franz wore his peasant's costume.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome.