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academic costume


Definitions from WordNet

Noun academic costume has 1 sense
  1. academic costume - a costume worn on formal occasions by the faculty or students of a university or college
    --1 is a kind of
    --1 has parts: academic gown, academic robe, judge's robe; mortarboard

Definitions from the Web

Academic Costume

Academic costume refers to the traditional clothing worn by students, faculty, and other dignitaries at academic events such as graduation ceremonies and convocations. Also known as academic regalia or graduation attire, academic costumes are characterized by their specific colors, garments, and accessories, which often vary depending on the degree level, discipline, and institution.

Senses and Usages:

Noun (Singular):

The academic costume worn by a single individual.

Sample Sentence:

As a professor, Dr. Johnson proudly dons her academic costume whenever she attends formal academic events.

Noun (Plural):

A collection of academic costumes worn by multiple individuals.

Sample Sentence:

The graduates stood in line, their colorful academic costumes forming a vibrant procession.


Relating to or characteristic of academic costume.

Sample Sentence:

The university's annual convocation ceremony was a grand event, with academic costume attire on full display.

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