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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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Here though it's show tune campery all the way and of a level that makes Liberace look like Iggy Pop and The Stooges.
He first appeared in a one-o of Channel 4's Blowout but was picked up by BBC Scotland chiefs last year after a pilot episode proved a hit, tickled by Gary's east coast campery and left-ofcentre approach to soldiering and civvies alike.
Be prepared to be dazzled by the spectacular picnics and items of campery which have made the Pink Picnic legendary.
And if you still have room for more campery, the fabulous Gloria Gaynor can be seen at the Phil, this Sunday.
It's certainly a great pop/dance tune, and fans of her early work, her 'Can't Get You Out Of My Head' phase and her general campery will absolutely love it.
Sir Terry points out that the UK's ironic attitude to the contest's campery is different to the rest of Europe.
Mercifully free of Clary-style campery, this is a fast and furious production founded - and this is the key - on first-rate acting.
Cinema has always relied on dramatic eyes to convey the mood of an era; the campery of Cleopatra was taken to the next level by Liz Taylor's spectacular swoops; Edie Sedgwick's chaotic '60s life was portrayed through a haze of smudged kohl in Factory Girl; in A Single Man, tortured Julianne Moore applies her eye-liner in an act which has a resonance beyond its glamorous appearance.