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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of costume.
  • adjective Wearing a costume; disguised.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective dressed in clothing characteristic of a period, country, or class


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  • Each of the four banners feature one of the main costumed characters from the film (from behind), and use the characters secret-identity name (Damon Macready as Big Daddy, not Nicholas Cage as …).

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  • In color books (or even in costumed hero books), you have other clues to tell you which character is which, but in B&W, the artist really needs to be able to have distinctive body shapes and facial features, or at least they do in the types of stories that Kleid is telling.

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  • While I like my costumed heroes..."costumed" I will admit to thinking they hit upon the lack of them in the first X-Men movie with a fairly clever line: "What would you prefer, yellow spandex?"

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  • Also, fashion nerd observation: I love how they "costumed" Colette in a leather jacket and Linguini in Converse Chucks.

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  • Also, fashion nerd observation: I love how they "costumed" Colette in a leather jacket and Linguini in Converse Chucks.

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  • Vogue video, and when they did the Lady Gaga episode as a kind of costumed tribute to freaks and geeks.

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  • Even if you never see them in the elements of their renown, even in a mere courtesy-handshake between friends of friends in a parking lot, you cannot help but feel an immortal vibrancy, a comic-book kind of costumed exuberance like that parking lot is host to a historic summit or a scene in ten thousand movies we're living right now.


  • Superbad) as one of a group of like-minded teens who join Dave in a kind of costumed vigilante movement. Sci-Fi / Fantasy

  • The day I went down there, I costumed like an actor.

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  • When we last checked in with Homicide detective Christian Walker, he had lost partner Deena Pilgrim, but gained a girlfriend, a new partner, and a new costumed identity.

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