This isn’t official, this isn’t perfect. There is probably a lot I don’t have listed. I’ll add more as I learn more, or you tell me more.
Here is a LIST of the Vocabulary, the Jargon, of Cosplay
Anime: Japanese animation
Artist Alley: a place where artists set up booths to sell their artwork, but they don’t have enough to be in the dealers room. Tends to be newer artists.
Carmell Dansen: A swedish song that people dance to by mimicking flopping ears and swinging their hips from side to side.
Chibi: Japanese for short, short often implies cute. Often anime characters have Chibi versions with shortened bodies and larger heads and eyes.
Convention/Con: A gathering of people for the purpose of learning/enjoying more about a like minded thing.
Cosplay: To dress in costume and play as a character
Costumer: To design/sew/make costumes
Crossplay: dressing in costume as a character of the opposite gender.
Dealers Room: Room were goods are sold that relate to the focus of the convetion
Fan Service – Things/actions made to please fans.
Furry – a person in full body ‘fur’ costume complete with mascot head
gijinka = cosplay style for anthropomorphising )human representation of non human)
Glomp: a Tackle/hug
LARP : Live Action Role Play – playing as a character not yourself, often in a group.
Original Costume: Costume based on original character design.
panel: event at a convention which focuses on one topic
WIP: Work in Progress. This is generally pictures of the progress of costumes as they come along.