COSTUME vs. CUSTOM
COSTUME vs. CUSTOM: meaning and examples
Today's word is: Costume
Meaning: clothes worn by actors in a play or film or worn by somebody to make them look like something else; clothes that you wear, especially at parties, to make you appear to be a different character (also called Fancy Dress in UK English).
Tomorrow is Halloween. Are you going to wear a costume?
The actors were still in costume and make-up.
Notice that this word is NOT translated to Spanish as costumbre. We translate costumbre as custom.
I don't like the custom of buying gifts at Christmas. It causes lots of wasteful spending and stress.
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