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
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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.
A full-length Gainsborough is a real market rarity these days and given his subject's pretty face and the bravura handling of her Van Dyckian masquerade costume, it may well set a new auction record for the artist (estimate 4m [pounds sterling]-6m[pounds sterling]).
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.