adjective see costume I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • costumey — adjective Overly elaborate, like a costume. But I get bored fast, and I wear more costumey clothes mdash; wild, crazy, funky stuff from all kinds of shops on Melrose or downtown Manhattan …   Wiktionary

  • costume — I. noun Etymology: French, from Italian, custom, dress, from Latin consuetudin , consuetudo custom more at custom Date: 1799 1. the prevailing fashion in coiffure, jewelry, and apparel of a period, country, or class 2. an outfit worn to create… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Yurman, David — (1942 )    Born in Great Neck, Long Island, New York, Yurman began his career as a sculptor who hung out with Beat artists of the 1960s: painter Franz Kline, sculptor Ron Boise, and writer Norman Mailer. In the 1970s, Yurman created two jewelry… …   Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry

  • cos|tum|ey — «KOS too mee, tyoo », adjective. U.S. of or like a costume or costumes; overly elaborate or affected: »costumey clothes …   Useful english dictionary

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