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There is a scene in one comic from the '60s-'70s where Batman finds a film, a newsreel film, of his father. This newsreel film is from the '50s, and his father has come to this costume ball in a Zorro costume, which strangely enough looks a lot like a Batman suit in the footage.
Tracy Hickman

Meaning of "costume ball" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF COSTUME BALL

costume ball  [ˈkɒstjuːm bɔːl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF COSTUME BALL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Costume ball is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES COSTUME BALL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

costume ball

Costume party

A fancy dress party or a costume party is a type of party, common mainly in contemporary Western culture, where guests dress up in costumes. Costumed Halloween parties are popular in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

Definition of costume ball in the English dictionary

The definition of costume ball in the dictionary is a fancy dress ball.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH COSTUME BALL


ball
bɔːl
baseball
ˈbeɪsˌbɔːl
basketball
ˈbɑːskɪtˌbɔːl
cannonball
ˈkænənˌbɔːl
eyeball
ˈaɪˌbɔːl
eyeball-to-eyeball
ˌaɪbɔːltəˈaɪbɔːl
fireball
ˈfaɪəˌbɔːl
football
ˈfʊtˌbɔːl
gumball
ˈɡʌmbɔːl
handball
ˈhændˌbɔːl
meatball
ˈmiːtˌbɔːl
netball
ˈnɛtˌbɔːl
oddball
ˈɒdˌbɔːl
pinball
ˈpɪnˌbɔːl
puffball
ˈpʌfˌbɔːl
racquetball
ˈrækɪtˌbɔːl
snowball
ˈsnəʊˌbɔːl
softball
ˈsɒftˌbɔːl
trackball
ˈtrækˌbɔːl
volleyball
ˈvɒlɪˌbɔːl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE COSTUME BALL

costly
costmaries
costmary
Costner
costotomies
costotomy
costrel
costs
costume
costume change
costume department
costume designer
costume drama
costume jewellery
costume piece
costumer
costumery
costumey
costumier
costus

WORDS THAT END LIKE COSTUME BALL

American football
beach ball
billiard ball
bonus ball
crystal ball
cue ball
dead ball
debutante ball
eight ball
golf ball
jump ball
masked ball
medicine ball
on the ball
play ball
punching ball
stress ball
Swiss ball
tea ball
tennis ball
wrecking ball

Synonyms and antonyms of costume ball in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «costume ball» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF COSTUME BALL

Find out the translation of costume ball to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of costume ball from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «costume ball» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

化妆舞会
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

baile de disfraces
570 millions of speakers

English

costume ball
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पोशाक गेंद
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الكرة زي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

костюмированный бал
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

baile à fantasia
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পরিচ্ছদ বল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

bal costumé
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bola pakaian
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kostümball
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

仮装舞踏会
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

의상 공
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kue bal
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trang phục bóng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஆடை பந்தை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पोषाख चेंडू
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kostüm topu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sfera di costume
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

bal kostiumowy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

костюмований бал
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

bal mascat
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

φορεσιά μπάλα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kostuum bal
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

dräkt boll
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kostymeball
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of costume ball

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «COSTUME BALL»

The term «costume ball» is regularly used and occupies the 67.156 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «COSTUME BALL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about costume ball

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QUOTES WITH «COSTUME BALL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word costume ball.
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Tracy Hickman
There is a scene in one comic from the '60s-'70s where Batman finds a film, a newsreel film, of his father. This newsreel film is from the '50s, and his father has come to this costume ball in a Zorro costume, which strangely enough looks a lot like a Batman suit in the footage.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «COSTUME BALL»

Discover the use of costume ball in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to costume ball and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
A Fairyland Costume Ball
Flora the Dress-up Fairy and Trixie the Halloween Fairy help the jewel fairies choose costumes for the fairy queen's costume ball.
Daisy Meadows, 2012
2
The Costume Ball
Angelina isn't very happy - all the grown ups in Chipping Cheddar have been invited to a costume ball.
Ladybird Books Staff, 2006
3
Costume Ball
A costume ball gives her the chance to come out of her shell while hiding her face, and the hot sailor who approaches her tempts her to indulge in a night of forbidden passion.
Kelli Scott, 2012
4
Angelina Ballerina: The Costume Ball
More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
Katharine Holabird, 2006
5
From ACT UP to the WTO: Urban Protest and Community Building ...
Protest has become an extreme costume ball. To some it's just kids cutting up in the street. To others this brand of theatrical Do-It- Yourself (DIY) street politics represents a new kind of anti-corporate movement distinguished by creativity, ...
Benjamin Shepard, Ronald Hayduk, 2002
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Theatrical Costume, Masks, Make-Up and Wigs: A Bibliography ...
... at the costume ball, 27 Feb 1903, given by the Emperor in the Winter Palace, dressed in replicas of the costumes of the 17th C. Russian court and army; 1 photo of the costume ball on a Vienenan theme at the Mikhailovsky Palace, c. 1893.
Sidney Jackson Jowers, 2013
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Costume Ball
All the sticker outfits and accessories can be used again and again for limitless combinations and endless fashion fun! Oh the excitement, the glamour, and the mystery of a costume ball!
Jill Jarnow, 2001
8
Dance: A Very Social History
Paul Nadar: Costume Ball of Me Prinatrse de lion Photograph, c. 1890 Caisse Nationale des Monuments Historiques et des Sites 1-24. Joseph-Marius Avy: BalB/ane Oil on canvas, 1903 Musée du Petit Palais, Paris (Bulloz photo) 1-25.
Carol Wallace, Costume Institute (New York, N.Y.), 1986
9
A History of Homosexuality in Europe, Vol. I & II: Berlin, ...
Florida, at 72 Kommandantenstrasse, organized a costume ball on October 3, 1929. In fact, there was quite a lot of dancing in Berlin. Big costume balls were frequently held to bring together the homosexuals of the city, and homosexuals who ...
Florence Tamagne, 2006
10
Embracing the East : White Women and American Orientalism: ...
... served mostly a decorative purpose, Belmont carried out the Chinese theme more thoroughly by hosting a lavish Chinese costume ball. For weeks, the invited guests frantically sought appropriate costumes in the town of Newport. On the day ...
Mari Yoshihara Assistant Professor of American Studies University of Hawaii, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «COSTUME BALL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term costume ball is used in the context of the following news items.
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Summer programs for adults and kids at the Stratford Library
Masked Costume Ball for Kids — Dress up for fun at the Stratford Library's Masked Costume Ball for ages 6-12 Wednesday, July 15, at 6. «Stratford Star, Jul 15»
2
Anniversary ball invites people to wear historic garb
9 to 13, the planning committee will bring back the concept of a costume ball with a historical theme. Guests will be asked to wear clothing ... «The Harvell gazette, Jul 15»
3
Baton Bob's Wedding Celebration Rocks Park Tavern
The event, called “The Conscience Coupling Coronation and Costume Ball,” included a silent auction, live entertainment from 3D the Bomb, ... «WABE 90.1 FM, Jun 15»
4
Anonymous quotes have pols talking
"The practice is taking on the quality of a costume ball at a royal palace." Former Rep. Anthony Weiner tweeted, "New idea for an Albany blind ... «Crain's New York Business, Jun 15»
5
Weekend Planner
The Heart of Heroes Festival and Costume Ball is Saturday. The event is a fundraiser for the Heart of Florida Youth Ranch. The festival, which ... «WCJB, Jun 15»
6
Baton Bob is getting married — and you're all invited
“The Conscience Coupling Coronation and Costume Ball” will be held Friday night at 9 p.m., Baton Bob announced on his Facebook page ... «Atlanta Journal Constitution, Jun 15»
7
For 13 states most affected by Supreme Court's marriage decision …
One couple already planned to get married and follow it up with a charity costume ball. Bob Jamerson, better known as Atlanta street performer ... «Upstart, Jun 15»
8
Capital Playbook: Albany settles; Natalie Ravitz steps down
“The practice is taking on the quality of a costume ball at a royal palace.” http://bit.ly/1e6j6j0. -- “Things are said and feelings run high, and as I ... «Capital New York, Jun 15»
9
'You Never Can Tell,' but this is the show to see
The final scene of the play is, in fact, set at a costume ball and it is here that the lightheartedness of this play, the romp that is this production, ... «Cleveland Jewish News, Jun 15»
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Festival, costume ball will benefit youth at ranch
When a troubled boy first arrived at the Heart of Florida Youth Ranch in Citra several months ago, he had been labeled as unlikely to ever ... «Ocala, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Costume ball [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/costume-ball>. Sep 2019 ».
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