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very formal men’s clothes worn for a social event, usually including a black bow tie
clothes that you wear at a fancy dress party, pretending to be a famous person, an animal, a character from a story etc
British clothes that you wear for fun to make you look like a particular famous person or a particular type of person, at a fancy-dress party
formal expensive and fashionable clothes, or the business of designing and making them. Someone who makes or sells these clothes is a haute couturier.
socks, stockings, and tights. This word is used especially to refer to these things when they are sold in a shop.
British old clothes and other things that you no longer want, sold to raise money. The American word is rummage.
clothes that have been knitted
clothes made from leather, especially those worn by someone riding a motorcycle
American casual clothes
clothing that you wear next to your skin under your other clothes. A more usual word is underwear.
very formal a piece of clothing that you wear next to your skin under your other clothes. A more usual word is a piece of underwear.
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