Usage examples for costume

  1. Shall I bring up your costume when I return next week, Patty?" – Patty's Social Season by Carolyn Wells
  2. A revival was also given in Boston, produced in the old manner, " and the first rows of seats were reserved for those of the audience who appeared in the costume of the time." – The Contrast by Royall Tyler
  3. So far, since we've been on tour, I've carried it over my arm everywhere, but it doesn't go very well with a costume like this. – The Motor Maid by Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
  4. Probably the inconvenience of the national costume for working men partly accounts for the general practice of getting rid of it. – Unbeaten-Tracks-in-Japan by Bird, Isabella L. (Isabella Lucy)
  5. Yes, and I must try and read through some of these before dinner; and I must think about your costume, too. – A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen
  6. At the first meeting he announced that his lady had consented to set aside, throughout the winter months, one day a week from hunting, and offered Shaftesbury Hall as head- quarters of the Costume Committee. – Brother Copas by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  7. He had said he wished his costume to be a surprise. – In the Courts of Memory 1858-1875. by L. de Hegermann-Lindencrone
  8. Then he hurried back, and began tearing off his costume with a feverish haste which took no account of the time before he could get a train back to New York. – The Dominant Strain by Anna Chapin Ray
  9. Stephen, I saw the portrait of your grandfather, and I wanted you to come in his costume. – The Crisis, Volume 4 by Winston Churchill
  10. Her costume gave him no clue, but her manner, her tone of voice, and her mode of expressing herself, showed him that she was a person of education. – Won from the Waves by W.H.G. Kingston
  11. She looked particularly young and lovely in what Nancy supposed to be a carefully- selected costume; later she realized that all Dorothy's clothes gave this impression. – Undertow by Kathleen Norris
  12. I have just changed my ball costume for my hunting dress. – Francezka by Molly Elliot Seawell
  13. She was married in wajang costume and looked beautiful. – Letters of a Javanese Princess by Raden Adjeng Kartini Commentator: Louis Couperus