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camp (n):
something that is considered amusing not because of its originality but because of its unoriginality
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the living room was pure camp
camp (n):
temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers
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wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling
Related Words: bivouaccantonment
camp (n):
temporary lodgings in the country for travelers or vacationers
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level ground is best for parking and camp areas
camp (n):
a penal institution (often for forced labor)
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China has many camps for political prisoners
camp (n):
a site where care and activities are provided for children during the summer months
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city kids get to see the country at a summer camp
camp (n):
shelter for persons displaced by war or political oppression or for religious beliefs
camp (n):
a group of people living together in a camp
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the whole camp laughed at his mistake
camp (n):
an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose
camp (v):
give an artificially banal or sexual quality to
camp (v):
establish or set up a camp
camp (v):
live in or as if in a tent
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Can we go camping again this summer?
The circus tented near the town.
The houseguests had to camp in the living room

Related Words: bivouacentent
camp (s):
providing sophisticated amusement by virtue of having artificially (and vulgarly) mannered or banal or sentimental qualities
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they played up the silliness of their roles for camp effect.
campy Hollywood musicals of the 1940's

Related Word: y
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To say evil or bad things about someone and in doing so, to damage his or her reputation.


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