A party of guests wearing costumes and masks.
Roget 225: clothing, investment; covering etc. 223; dress, raiment, drapery, costume, attire, guise, toilet, toilette, trim; habiliment; vesture, vestment; garment, garb, palliament†, apparel, wardrobe, wearing apparel, clothes, things; underclothes. array; tailoring, millinery; finery etc. (ornament) 847; full dress etc. (show) 882; garniture; theatrical properties. outfit, equipment, trousseau; uniform, regimentals; continentals [U.S.]; canonicals etc. 999; livery, gear, harness, turn-out, accouterment, caparison, suit, rigging, trappings, traps, slops, togs, toggery†; day wear, night wear, zoot suit; designer clothes; masquerade. dishabille, morning dress, undress. kimono; lungi†; shooting-coat; mufti; rags, tatters, old clothes; mourning, weeds; duds; slippers. robe, tunic, paletot†, habit, gown, coat, frock, blouse, toga, smock frock, claw coat, hammer coat, Prince Albert coat†, sack coat, tuxedo coat, frock coat, dress coat, tail coat. cloak, pall, mantle, mantlet mantua†, shawl, pelisse, wrapper; veil; cape, tippet, kirtle†, plaid, muffler, comforter, haik†, huke†, chlamys†, mantilla, tabard, housing, horse cloth, burnoose, burnous, roquelaure†; houppelande [Fr.]; surcoat, overcoat, great coat; surtout [Fr.], spencer†; mackintosh, waterproof, raincoat; ulster, P-coat, dreadnought, wraprascal†, poncho, cardinal, pelerine†; barbe†, chudder†, jubbah†, oilskins, pajamas, pilot jacket, talma jacket†, vest, jerkin, waistcoat, doublet, camisole, gabardine; farthingale, kilt, jupe†, crinoline, bustle, panier, skirt, apron, pinafore; bloomer, bloomers; chaqueta†, songtag [G.], tablier†. pants, trousers, trowsers†; breeches, pantaloons, inexpressibles†, overalls, smalls, small clothes; shintiyan†; shorts, jockey shorts, boxer shorts; tights, drawers, panties, unmentionables; knickers, knickerbockers; philibeg†, fillibeg†; pants suit; culottes; jeans, blue jeans, dungarees, denims. [brand names for jeans] Levis, Calvin Klein, Calvins, Bonjour, Gloria Vanderbilt. headdress, headgear; chapeau [Fr.], crush hat, opera hat; kaffiyeh; sombrero, jam, tam-o-shanter, tarboosh†, topi, sola topi [Lat.], pagri†, puggaree†; cap, hat, beaver hat, coonskin cap; castor, bonnet, tile, wideawake, billycock†, wimple; nightcap, mobcap†, skullcap; hood, coif; capote†, calash; kerchief, snood, babushka; head, coiffure; crown etc. (circle) 247; chignon, pelt, wig, front, peruke, periwig, caftan, turban, fez, shako, csako†, busby; kepi†, forage cap, bearskin; baseball cap; fishing hat; helmet etc. 717; mask, domino. body clothes; linen; hickory shirt [U.S.]; shirt, sark†, smock, shift, chemise; night gown, negligee, dressing gown, night shirt; bedgown†, sac de nuit [Fr.]. underclothes [underclothing], underpants, undershirt; slip [for women], brassiere, corset, stays, corsage, corset, corselet, bodice, girdle etc. (circle) 247; stomacher; petticoat, panties; under waistcoat; jock [for men], athletic supporter, jockstrap. sweater, jersey; cardigan; turtleneck, pullover; sweater vest. neckerchief, neckcloth†; tie, ruff, collar, cravat, stock, handkerchief, scarf; bib, tucker; boa; cummerbund, rumal†, rabat†. shoe, pump, boot, slipper, sandal, galoche†, galoshes, patten, clog; sneakers, running shoes, hiking boots; high-low; Blucher boot, wellington boot, Hessian boot, jack boot, top boot; Balmoral†; arctics, bootee, bootikin†, brogan, chaparajos†; chavar†, chivarras†, chivarros†; gums [U.S.], larrigan [U.S.], rubbers, showshoe, stogy†, veldtschoen [G.], legging, buskin, greave†, galligaskin†, gamache†, gamashes†, moccasin, gambado, gaiter, spatterdash†, brogue, antigropelos†; stocking, hose, gaskins†, trunk hose, sock; hosiery. glove, gauntlet, mitten, cuff, wristband, sleeve. swaddling cloth, baby linen, layette; ice wool; taffeta. pocket handkerchief, hanky†, hankie. clothier, tailor, milliner, costumier, sempstress†, snip; dressmaker, habitmaker†, breechesmaker†, shoemaker; Crispin; friseur [Fr.]; cordwainer†, cobbler, hosier†, hatter; draper, linen draper, haberdasher, mercer. [underpants for babies] diaper, nappy [Brit.]; disposable diaper, cloth diaper; [brand names for diapers], Luvs Huggies. ... show more
Roget 840: amusement, entertainment, recreation, fun, game, fun and games; diversion, divertissement; reaction, solace; pastime, passetemps [Fr.], sport; labor of love; pleasure etc. 827. relaxation; leisure etc. 685. fun, frolic, merriment, jollity; joviality, jovialness†; heyday; laughter etc. 838; jocosity, jocoseness†; drollery, buffoonery, tomfoolery; mummery, pleasantry; wit etc. 842; quip, quirk. [verbal expressions of amusement: list] giggle, titter, snigger, snicker, crow, cheer, chuckle, shout; horse laugh, belly laugh, hearty laugh; guffaw; burst of laughter, fit of laughter, shout of laughter, roar of laughter, peal of laughter; cachinnation†; Kentish fire; tiger. play; game, game at romps; gambol, romp, prank, antic, rig, lark, spree, skylarking, vagary, monkey trick, gambade, fredaine†, escapade, echappee [Fr.], bout, espieglerie [Fr.]; practical joke etc. (ridicule) 856. dance; hop, reel, rigadoon†, saraband†, hornpipe, bolero, ballroom dance; [ballroom dances: list], minuet, waltz, polka, fox trot, tango, samba, rhumba, twist, stroll, hustle, cha-cha; fandango, cancan; bayadere†; breakdown, cake-walk, cornwallis [U.S.], break dancing; nautch-girl; shindig [U.S.]; skirtdance†, stag dance, Virginia reel, square dance; galop†, galopade†; jig, Irish jig, fling, strathspey†; allemande [Fr.]; gavot†, gavotte, tarantella; mazurka, morisco†, morris dance; quadrille; country dance, folk dance; cotillon, Sir Roger de Coverley; ballet etc. (drama) 599; ball; bal, bal masque, bal costume; masquerade; Terpsichore. festivity, merrymaking; party etc. (social gathering) 892; blowout [U.S.], hullabaloo, hoedown, bat [U.S.], bum [U.S.], bust [Slang], clambake [U.S.], donation party [U.S.], fish fry [U.S.], jamboree [Slang], kantikoy†, nautch†, randy, squantum [U.S.], tear [Slang], Turnerfest†, yule log; fete, festival, gala, ridotto†; revels, revelry, reveling; carnival, brawl, saturnalia, high jinks; feast, banquet etc. (food) 298; regale, symposium, wassail; carouse, carousal; jollification, junket, wake, Irish wake, picnic, fete champetre [Fr.], regatta, field day; treat. round of pleasures, dissipation, a short life and a merry one, racketing, holiday making. rejoicing etc. 838; jubilee etc. (celebration) 883. bonfire, fireworks, feu-de-joie, firecracker. holiday; gala day, red letter day, play day; high days and holidays; high holiday, Bank holiday; May day, Derby day; Saint Monday, Easter Monday, Whit Monday; Bairam†; wayz-goos†, bean feast; Arbor Day, Declaration Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Memorial Day, Thanksgiving Day; Mardi gras [Fr.], mi-careme [Fr.], feria [Lat.], fiesta. place of amusement, theater; hall, concert room, ballroom, assemblyroom†; music hall. park, plaisance†; national park, national forest, state park, county park, city park, vest-pocket park, public park (public) 737.1; arbor; garden etc. (horticulture) 371; pleasure ground, playground, cricketground, croquet ground, archery ground, hunting ground; tennis court, racket court; bowling alley, green alley; croquet lawn, rink, glaciarum†, skating rink; roundabout, merry-go-round; swing; montagne Russe [Fr.]. game of chance, game of skill. athletic sports, gymnastics; archery, rifle shooting; tournament, pugilism etc. (contention) 720; sports etc. 622; horse racing, the turf; aquatics etc. 267; skating, sliding; cricket, tennis, lawn tennis; hockey, football, baseball, soccer, ice hockey, basketball; rackets, fives, trap bat and ball, battledore and shuttlecock, la grace; pall-mall, tipcat†, croquet, golf, curling, pallone†, polo, water polo; tent pegging; tilting at the ring, quintain [Mediev.]; greasy pole; quoits, horseshoes, discus; rounders, lacrosse; tobogganing, water polo; knurr and spell†. [childrens' games] leapfrog, hop skip and jump; mother may I; French and English, tug of war; blindman's bluff, hunt the slopper†, hide and seek, kiss in the ring; snapdragon; cross questions and crooked answers. ; crisscross, hopscotch; jacks, jackstones†, marbles; mumblety-peg, mumble-the-peg, pushball, shinney, shinny, tag &c.; billiards, pool, pingpong, pyramids, bagatelle; bowls, skittles, ninepins, kain†, American bowls†; tenpins [U.S.], tivoli. cards, card games; whist, rubber; round game; loo, cribbage, besique†, euchre, drole†, ecarte [Fr.], picquet†, allfours†, quadrille, omber, reverse, Pope Joan, commit; boston, boaston†; blackjack, twenty-one, vingtun [Fr.]; quinze [Fr.], thirty-one, put, speculation, connections, brag, cassino†, lottery, commerce, snip-snap-snoren†, lift smoke, blind hookey, Polish bank, Earl of Coventry, Napoleon, patience, pairs; banker; blind poker, draw poker, straight poker, stud poker; bluff, bridge, bridge whist; lotto, monte, three-card monte, nap, penny-ante, poker, reversis†, squeezers, old maid, fright, beggar-my-neighbor; baccarat. [cards: list] ace, king, queen, knave, jack, ten, nine, eight, seven, six, five, four, trey, deuce; joker; trump, wild card. [card suits: list] spades, hearts, clubs, diamonds; major suit, minor suit. bower; right bower, left bower; dummy; jackpot; deck. [hands at poker: list] pair, two pair, three of a kind, straight, flush, full-house, four of a kind, royal flush; misere &c.. [board games: list] chess, draughts, checkers, checquers, backgammon, dominos, merelles†, nine men's morris, go bang, solitaire; game of fox and goose; monopoly; loto &c.; [word games: list], scrabble, scribbage, boggle, crossword puzzle, hangman. morra†; gambling etc. (chance) 621. toy, plaything, bauble; doll etc. (puppet ) 554; teetotum†; knickknack etc. (trifle) 643; magic lantern etc. (show) 448; peep show, puppet show, raree show, gallanty show†; toy shop; quips and cranks and wanton wiles, nods and becks quips and cranks and wanton wiles, nods and becks and wreathed smiles" [Milton]. entertainer, showman, showgirl; dancer, tap dancer, song-and-dance man; vaudeville act; singer; musician etc. 416. sportsman, gamester, reveler; master of ceremonies, master of revels; pompom girl†; arbiter elegantiarum [Lat.]; arbiter bibendi [Lat.], archer, fan [U.S.], toxophilite†, turfman†. ... show more
Roget 528: concealment; hiding etc. v.; occultation, mystification. seal of secrecy; screen etc. 530; disguise etc. 530; masquerade; masked battery; hiding place etc. 530; cryptography, steganography†; freemasonry. stealth, stealthiness, sneakiness; obreption†; slyness etc. (cunning) 702. latitancy†, latitation†; seclusion etc. 893; privacy, secrecy, secretness†; incognita. reticence; reserve; mental reserve, reservation; arriere pensee [Fr.], suppression, evasion, white lie, misprision; silence etc. (taciturnity) 585; suppression of truth etc. 544; underhand dealing; closeness, secretiveness etc. adj.; mystery. latency etc. 526; snake in the grass; secret etc. 533; stowaway. ... show more
Roget 545: deception; falseness etc. 544; untruth etc. 546; imposition, imposture; fraud, deceit, guile; fraudulence, fraudulency†; covin†; knavery etc. (cunning) 702; misrepresentation etc. (falsehood) 544; bluff; straw-bail, straw bid [U.S.]; spoof [Slang]. delusion, gullery†; juggling, jugglery†; slight of hand, legerdemain; prestigiation†, prestidigitation; magic etc. 992; conjuring, conjuration; hocus-pocus, escamoterie†, jockeyship†; trickery, coggery†, chicanery; supercherie†, cozenage†, circumvention, ingannation†, collusion; treachery etc. 940; practical joke. trick, cheat, wile, blind, feint, plant, bubble, fetch, catch, chicane, juggle, reach, hocus, bite; card sharping, stacked deck, loaded dice, quick shuffle, double dealing, dealing seconds, dealing from the bottom of the deck; artful dodge, swindle; tricks upon travelers; stratagem etc. (artifice) 702; confidence trick, fake, hoax; theft etc. 791; ballot-box stuffing [U.S.], barney [Slang]; brace game [Slang], bunko game, drop game [Slang], gum game [U.S.], panel game [U.S.], shell game, thimblerig, skin game [U.S.]. snare, trap, pitfall, decoy, gin; springe†, springle†; noose, hoot; bait, decoy-duck, tub to the whale, baited trap, guet-a-pens; cobweb, net, meshes, toils, mouse trap, birdlime; dionaea†, Venus's flytrap†; ambush etc. 530; trapdoor, sliding panel, false bottom; spring-net, spring net, spring gun, mask, masked battery; mine; flytrap†; green goods [U.S.]; panel house. Cornish hug; wolf in sheep's clothing etc. (deceiver) 548; disguise, disguisement†; false colors, masquerade, mummery, borrowed plumes; pattes de velours [Fr.]. mockery etc. (imitation) 19; copy etc. 21; counterfeit, sham, make-believe, forgery, fraud; lie etc. 546; a delusion a mockery and a snare" [Denman], hollow mockery. whited sepulcher, painted sepulcher; tinsel; paste, junk jewelry, costume jewelry, false jewelry, synthetic jewels; scagliola†, ormolu, German silver, albata†, paktong†, white metal, Britannia metal, paint; veneer; jerry building; man of straw. illusion etc. (error) 495; ignis fatuus [Lat.] etc. 423; mirage etc. 443. ... show more
is a specific kind of: party.
A costume worn as a disguise at a masquerade party.
Making a false outward show:
— A beggar's masquerade of wealth.
Take part in a masquerade.
Pretend to be someone or something that you are not.
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