costume
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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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costume
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. 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).
(swimming) costumetraje de baño bañador m,, malla f
national costumetraje típico
costume dramaserie f/película f de época
costume jewelrybisutería f
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costume [ˈkɒstjuːm]
noun
1 [of country] traje (m); (fancy dress) disfraz (m); (lady's suit) traje (m) sastre; (bathing costume) bañador (m); traje (m) de baño
2 costumes (Teat) vestuario (m)
modifier
costume ball (n) baile (m) de disfraces
costume designer (n) (Cine) (TV) diseñadoradiseñadora (m) (f) de vestuario;a diseñadora
costume drama (n) obra (f) dramática de época
costume jewellery (Britain)costume jewelry (US) (n) bisutería (f); joyas (f) de fantasía
costume party (n) (US)
costume ball See culture box in entry costume.
costume piece costume play (n)
costume drama See culture box in entry costume.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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