Quick answer
"Costume" is a noun which is often translated as "el disfraz", and "swimming suit" is a noun which is often translated as "el traje de baño". Learn more about the difference between "costume" and "swimming suit" below.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (clothing)
a. el disfraz
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
What costume will you wear on Halloween?¿Qué disfraz te pondrás en Halloween?
Your costume is awesome! Did you make it yourself?¡Tu disfraz es lo máximo! ¿Lo hiciste tú?
b. el traje
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(typical clothing)
The beauty contestants all came out in their national costumes.Todas las concursantes de belleza salieron en sus trajes nacionales.
2. (theater)
a. el vestuario
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I'm in charge of designing the costumes for the play.Soy el encargado de diseñar el vestuario para la obra.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to dress)
a. vestir
One of the attractions of the show is the way celebrities are exuberantly costumed.Uno de los atractivos del espectáculo es la exuberancia con que van vestidas las celebridades.
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swimming suit
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (clothing)
a. el traje de baño
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I like summer, but I don't like people to see me in my swimming suit.Me gusta el verano, pero no me gusta que la gente me vea en traje de baño.
b. el bañador
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Where did you buy that swimming suit? I love it.¿Dónde compraste ese bañador? Me encanta.
c. la malla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
I like to swim, but I prefer to do it without a swimming suit.Me gusta nadar, pero prefiero hacerlo sin malla.
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