fancy dress

fancy dress
clothes representing a particular character, nationality, historical period etc: He went to the party in fancy dress; (also adjective) (a fancy-dress party.) udklædning; kostume; kostume-
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clothes representing a particular character, nationality, historical period etc: He went to the party in fancy dress; (also adjective) (a fancy-dress party.) udklædning; kostume; kostume-

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  • fancy dress — noun uncount clothes that you wear for fun to make you look like a particular famous person or a particular type of person, at a fancy dress party …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fancy dress — ► NOUN ▪ a costume worn to make someone look like a famous person, fictional character, or an animal …   English terms dictionary

  • fancy dress — n. a masquerade costume …   English World dictionary

  • fancy dress — noun (BrE) ⇨ See also ↑costume VERB + FANCY DRESS ▪ don, wear ▪ Several of the managers donned fancy dress for the office party. FANCY DRESS + NOUN ▪ ball, party …   Collocations dictionary

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  • fancy dress — UK / US noun [uncountable] British clothes that you wear for fun to make you look like a particular famous person or a particular type of person, at a fancy dress party Some of the party guests turned up in fancy dress …   English dictionary

  • fancy dress — noun (U) BrE clothes that make you look like a famous person, a character from a story etc: a fancy dress party …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • fancy dress party — UK US noun [countable] [singular fancy dress party plural fancy dress parties] british a party where people wear clothes that make them look like a famous person, an animal, a character from a story etc Thesaurus: parties and celebrations …   Useful english dictionary

  • fancy dress party — fancy dress ,party noun count BRITISH a COSTUME PARTY …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fancy dress ball — noun also fancy ball : a ball at which persons appear in fancy dress * * * fancy dress ball or fancy ball noun A ball at which fancy dress is worn • • • Main Entry: ↑fancy …   Useful english dictionary

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