Definition of costumery in English:

costumery

noun

  • The artistic or dramatic use of costume. More usually: costumes, especially those of a particular entertainment, period, etc., considered collectively.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country. From costume + -ery.

Pronunciation

costumery

/kɒsˈtʃuːm(ə)ri//kɒsˈtjuːm(ə)ri/