Definitions of camp:
  • noun:   temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers
    Example: "Wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling"
  • noun:   temporary lodgings in the country for travelers or vacationers
    Example: "Level ground is best for parking and camp areas"
  • noun:   a prison for forced laborers
    Example: "China has many work camps for political prisoners"
  • noun:   a site where care and activities are provided for children during the summer months
    Example: "City kids get to see the country at a summer camp"
  • noun:   shelter for persons displaced by war or political oppression or for religious beliefs
  • noun:   something that is considered amusing not because of its originality but because of its unoriginality
    Example: "The livingroom was pure camp"
  • noun:   a group of people living together in a camp
    Example: "The whole camp laughed at his mistake"
  • noun:   an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose
  • verb:   live in or as if in a tent
    Example: "Can we go camping again this summer?"
  • verb:   give an artificially banal or sexual quality to
  • verb:   establish or set up a camp
  • adjective:   providing sophisticated amusement by virtue of having artificially (and vulgarly) mannered or banal or sentimental qualities
    Example: "They played up the silliness of their roles for camp effect"
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 9090 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #1067)

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