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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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The Complete Series'' and ``Jack of All Trades -- The Complete Series'' show off ``Evil Dead'' star Bruce Campbell at his campiest.
They may have bitten much style from Mark Leckey, Harmony Korine, and Charles Baudelaire, but Gentlemen, 2003--drifting footage of decrepit London toilets, sportive pigeons, and shimmering glitter, frosted with Morse-code bleeps and a voice-over that's the bitterest, campiest bitch slap of default shallowness you're likely to hear any time soon--was another instance of Payne and Relph saying, in effect, "It's not like that, it's like this," and being absolutely correct.
Thanks to this book, we can now say with confidence that we know all about the campiest classic of moviedom.
But when it came to entertaining its clients, The Hartford chose the oldest Italian restaurant in the city, Fior d'Italia, followed by a look at the longest-running, and campiest, musical revue in town, "Beach Blanket Babylon," which managed to tickle the invitees with more than an hour of increasingly enormous hats.
12) This natural self is nonetheless an illusion (the "primitivo" being the most incongruous and campiest of all the roles of the decadent dandy), and "en el fondo .
Freud, in himself and in Lacanian transmutations, provides the only interpretive framework for this whirligig of material, but to non-acolytes like myself, Garber's Freud is less a sense-maker than the campiest spectacle and the silliest, most playful drag show of all.