Quick answer
"Fancy dress" is a noun which is often translated as "el disfraz", and "costume" is a noun which is also often translated as "el disfraz". Learn more about the difference between "fancy dress" and "costume" below.
fancy dress
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).
Are you going in fancy dress?¿Vas a llevar un disfraz?
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (clothing)
a. de disfraces
Have you ever been to a fancy-dress party?¿Fuiste a alguna fiesta de disfraces?
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costume(
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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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