Definition of COSTUME

  1. (verb)dress in a costume
  2. (verb)furnish with costumes; as for a film or play
  3. (noun)the attire worn in a play or at a fancy dress ball
  4. (noun)unusual or period attire not characteristic of or appropriate to the time and place
  5. (noun)the prevalent fashion of dress (including accessories and hair style as well as garments)
  6. (noun)the attire characteristic of a country or a time or a social class