Definition Of camp


(of a man) behave in an ostentatiously effeminate way.

he camped it up a bit for the cameras

a place with temporary accommodations of huts, tents, or other structures, typically used by soldiers, refugees, prisoners, or travelers.

the enemy camp

deliberately exaggerated and theatrical behavior or style.

Hollywood camp

deliberately exaggerated and theatrical in style, typically for humorous effect.

the movie seems more camp than shocking or gruesome

live for a time in a camp, tent, or camper, as when on vacation.

parks in which you can camp or stay in a chalet

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Example Of camp

  • a detention camp

  • A small plaque lies before a tree planted in Korey Stringer's memory at Minnesota Vikings training camp .

  • A startled, but later apologetic Shockey, ran off into the woods and returned to Giants training camp .

  • a summer camp for children

  • An acceptable site was eventually arrived at and we pitched camp .

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