follow Dictionary.com

Hone in vs. home in? What's the difference?

costume drama

noun

an entertainment production set in an historical period and employing authentic costumes of the period; also called costume play

Dictionary.com's 21st Century Lexicon
Copyright © 2003-2014 Dictionary.com, LLC
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for costume drama
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • London's costume drama was at its height; uniformed men and girls paraded in their thousands.

    The Blower of Bubbles Arthur Beverley Baxter
  • I took her hand and in my noblest manner, like the exiled vicomte in costume drama, bent over it and kissed her finger-tips.

    The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne William J. Locke
  • In that costume drama of soiled lace and uproarious pleasures, what part did the Church play?

Word of the Day

Word Value for costume

11
14
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for costume drama