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Synonyms for camp

Synonyms for camp

a group of people living together in a camp

temporary lodgings in the country for travelers or vacationers

something that is considered amusing not because of its originality but because of its unoriginality

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shelter for persons displaced by war or political oppression or for religious beliefs

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a site where care and activities are provided for children during the summer months

live in or as if in a tent

establish or set up a camp

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give an artificially banal or sexual quality to

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providing sophisticated amusement by virtue of having artificially (and vulgarly) mannered or banal or sentimental qualities

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I missed the tone of inverted, near--drag queen campiness in my first reading, and to miss this tone and subtext in the poem is nearly to miss all.
Luckily, a witty installation subverts much of the incipient pomposity of the most, shall we say, problematic images; a "dead child" section that includes a judgment of Solomon and some miraculous restorations, plus a slightly naive rendering of the salvation of a cleric buried up to his neck in the rubble of a collapsed building, allows comparisons and offsets a slightly hysterical emotional pitch and lurking campiness.
Although Cavani and Wertmuller are equally implicated in the sexualization of the figure of the Nazi, they draw upon the aesthetics of the sublime, which does not allow a return to the confines of 'straight' politics nor a return to the stylistic campiness and kitsch of other films that place the "sexual deviant" in the position of the Nazi and re-spectacularize the feminine body as a masculinized body or a satirical body.
The company is still all male, but under the direction of Eugene McDougle and his associate, Tory Dobrin, it has shed much of its campiness.
Other participation dramas of the period included Mark Casson's Stretch Lycra (Fortune 1992), (8) an attempt to enter the mainstream which contrasted strongly with his early Allen Hall one-acters (JNZL 7,10); as an aerobics 'show', this totally lacked the leery campiness that The Comedy Company was at the same time bringing to the same motif.
15) This view might indicate why Williams seemed uncomfortable with public displays of drag or campiness, which, he writes, are
As a big-screen, live-action film, its gimmick is a campiness close to John Waters' parodies of suburbia.
It bursts with campiness and odes to '70s movie outrageousness," says Steven Zeitchik, The Hollywood Reporter.
Halloween Haunt's five Live Shows bring additional frights, shrills and campiness to Great America.
This initial fragment of the work apparently aspires to the level of an allegory concerning the ideological-psychological constructed ness of woman (as staged subject, imperiled by the representational web), but threatens to devolve into irredeemable campiness.
The campiness is more a tool of scene-setting than over-the-topness, and the characters are thus fully sympathetic.
All the campiness associated with such Bonds as Roger Moore and Pierce Brosnan was cast aside.