fancy-dress ball


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Noun1.fancy-dress ball - a ball at which guests wear costumes and masksfancy-dress ball - a ball at which guests wear costumes and masks
formal, ball - a lavish dance requiring formal attire
masque, masquerade, masquerade party, mask - a party of guests wearing costumes and masks
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CORONATION Street stars became caped crusaders for charity at a fancy-dress ball.
Poiret gave Paris a splendid Oriental occasion when he staged a fancy-dress ball in Persian costume in 1911 for 300 guests.
33 In the year of their marriage, 1947, the Queen and Philip went to a fancy-dress ball dressed as a maid and a waiter.