masquerade costume

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Noun1.masquerade costume - a costume worn as a disguise at a masquerade partymasquerade costume - a costume worn as a disguise at a masquerade party
costume - the attire worn in a play or at a fancy dress ball; "he won the prize for best costume"
disguise - any attire that modifies the appearance in order to conceal the wearer's identity
domino - a loose hooded cloak worn with a half mask as part of a masquerade costume
false face - a mask worn as part of a masquerade costume
References in classic literature ?
On chairs were laid elegant masquerade costumes of blue and white satin.
Guests are encouraged to wear black tie or masquerade costume attire.
In Rebecca's cursed final masquerade costume, you leaned out
According to a Just Jared report, Nina Dobrev donned an all-back masquerade costume at the early Halloween party that Casamigos Tequila and fashion guru Rachel Zalis hosted.
The corpse is recognised by a party of gentlemen in masquerade costume standing nearby, one of who turns his face away from the remains of a woman whose suicide he had presumably caused.
Wahrman suggests that these elements of identity were malleable because identity itself was seen to be socially constructed and therefore protean, akin to a masquerade costume to be donned or doffed or changed as circumstances warranted.
The story is a simply but engagingly told story of two rabbits, Lucy and Seymour, who are invited to a masquerade ball and must decide what they will wear and just who will win the masquerade costume contest.
What: An exhibition floor of 460,000 square feet devoted to comicbooks, animation, movies, sci-fi, games and toys; multitrack programming covering film, comics, art, TV; film festival; Eisner Awards ceremony; Masquerade costume contest.