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|providing sophisticated amusement by virtue of having artificially (and vulgarly) mannered or banal or sentimental qualities
they played up the silliness of their roles for camp effect
campy Hollywood musicals of the 1940's
|temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers
wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling
|a group of people living together in a camp
the whole camp laughed at his mistake
|temporary lodgings in the country for travelers or vacationers
level ground is best for parking and camp areas
|an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose
|a penal institution (often for forced labor)
China has many camps for political prisoners
|something that is considered amusing not because of its originality but because of its unoriginality
the living room was pure camp
|shelter for persons displaced by war or political oppression or for religious beliefs
|a site where care and activities are provided for children during the summer months
city kids get to see the country at a summer camp
|The ground or spot on which tents, huts, etc., are erected for shelter, as for an army or for lumbermen, etc.
|live in or as if in a tent
Can we go camping again this summer?
The circus tented near the town
The houseguests had to camp in the living room
|establish or set up a camp
|give an artificially banal or sexual quality to
|To afford rest or lodging for, as an army or travelers.
|To pitch or prepare a camp; to encamp; to lodge in a camp; - - often with out.