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camp

 
Adjective camp has 1 sense
  1. camp, campy - 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"
    Antonyms: tasteful, in good taste (indirect, via tasteless)
Noun camp has 8 senses
  1. camp, encampment, cantonment, bivouac - temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers; "wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling"
    --1 is a kind of military quarters
    --1 has particulars: boot camp; hutment; laager, lager
    Derived form: verb camp1
  2. camp - a group of people living together in a camp; "the whole camp laughed at his mistake"
    --2 is a kind of
    gathering, assemblage
    --2 has particulars: hobo camp, jungle
  3. camp - temporary lodgings in the country for travelers or vacationers; "level ground is best for parking and camp areas"
    --3 is a kind of
    housing, lodging, living accommodations
    --3 has particulars: tennis camp; trailer camp, trailer park
    Derived form: verb camp1
  4. clique, coterie, ingroup, inner circle, pack, camp - an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose
    --4 is a kind of set, circle, band, lot
    --4 has particulars:
     Bloomsbury Group; kitchen cabinet; loop; cabal, faction, junto, camarilla; military junta, junta; mafia, maffia; faction, sect; galere, rogue's gallery; hard core
  5. camp - a prison for forced laborers; "China has many work camps for political prisoners"
    --5 is a kind of
    prison, prison house
    --5 has particulars:
     prison camp, internment camp, prisoner of war camp, POW camp; work camp, prison camp, prison farm
  6. camp - something that is considered amusing not because of its originality but because of its unoriginality; "the livingroom was pure camp"
    --6 is a kind of
    triteness, staleness
    Derived form: verb camp3
  7. camp, refugee camp - shelter for persons displaced by war or political oppression or for religious beliefs
    --7 is a kind of shelter
  8. camp, summer camp - 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"
    --8 is a kind of site, land site
    --8 has particulars: day camp
Verb camp has 3 senses
  1. camp, encamp, camp out, bivouac, tent - 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"
    --1 is one way to dwell, shack, reside, live, inhabit, people, populate, domicile, domiciliate
    Derived forms: noun camp3, noun camp1, noun camper1, noun camping1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  2. camp, camp down - establish or set up a camp
    --2 is one way to pitch, set up
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  3. camp - give an artificially banal or sexual quality to
    --3 is one way to
    change, alter, modify
    Derived form: noun camp6
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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