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fancy dress

noun [U] uk   us   UK (US costume)
the special clothes that you wear for a party where everyone dresses as a particular type of character or thing: a fancy-dress party I thought he was in fancy dress.
Translations of “fancy dress”
in Korean 파티에서 변장하기 위해 입는 옷…
in Arabic ثَوْب تَنَكُّري…
in Portuguese fantasia…
in Catalan disfressa…
in Japanese 仮装用の服…
in Italian costume (maschera)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 化裝舞會服…
in Russian маскарадный костюм…
in Turkish karnaval kıyafeti, balo elbisesi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 化装舞会服…
in Polish kostium…
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