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He also donned a ginger wig for the fancy dress bar crawl. The Sun (2016)Perhaps she could don a suit and fix a sport dying from self-inflicted cuts? Times, Sunday Times (2016)To redeem himself, he does agree to don a Santa suit and wear a little red bow on his head without looking too embarrassed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Both donned blonde wigs as they lost all their hair. The Sun (2008)That was until we donned our scuba gear and plunged in. The Sun (2012)The pair don wigs and dresses as different members of a fictional clan. The Sun (2011)We bought the house from the wife of a don at the university. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Perhaps we should all don identical boiler suits. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The amount could be doubled for those who are or have been politicians or university dons. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Perhaps hospital staff should don space suits. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He also donned a crocodile suit to crawl up and get close enough to touch one. The Sun (2008)The youngster is seen bawling his eyes out after his mother dons a surgical mask to take his temperature. The Sun (2014)Would you don the powdered wig, the tweed dress and the pearls? Times, Sunday Times (2009)He was bald, which often meant he was required to don outlandish wigs. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And a pathologist is expected to don a protective mask before carrying out a post-mortem. The Sun (2010)Most of the defectors have since donned civilian dress and returned to their homes, the masked separatist said. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But you can also swim with turtles, or don scuba gear and explore the corals and colourful fish of the deep. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Legend has it that to avoid detection by the masses in Mumbai he donned wigs and sunglasses before daring to venture out. Times, Sunday Times (2014)GB team members donned white jackets with blue bottoms in red, white and blue tones for the glitzy opening. The Sun (2008)There was a familiarity between dons and students, he claims, that has now vanished. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The 42-year-old website boss donned a blond mullet wig and acted as a 1980s rocker to deliver a cheeky political message. The Sun (2013)
Synonyms of 'don'
put on, get into, dress in, pull on
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