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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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Rosa yon Praunheim campily yet affectionately writes: "Without gays she would have been nothing in old age, and when Zarah sang `Oi joi joi anderrs rrum' [`Oi yoi yoi, the other way arround'] or called out `He junger Mann, ich brauch `hen Stander' [`Hey young man, I need a stand'] then the queens went wild, and a Berlin newspaper wrote spitefully: `Her concerts are usually on Mondays, because that's the day the hairdressers have off.
Petra-Maria Schnitzer and Angelika Kirchschlager were the rather campily played sisters, while Danish baritone Bo Skovhus (Guglielmo) was cast as a virtuous Don Giovanni opposite Canadian tenor Michael Schade, a truly crushed, loving Ferrando whose "Un' aura amorosa" caused lengthy applause that came to an end only when he modestly stepped off stage.
This campily fawning compliment to the Emperor Augustus ("Your home, sire, is like God's palace on Olympus, which means, sire, you are like unto God"), which links the living god of contemporary Rome with the brutal lunatic who is Heaven's King and who rampages through much of the poem, is echoed at the poem's end when once again, Augustus, Savior of Rome and Emperor of the World, is (ironically) praised as being the end of history, the purpose and goal toward which history and all the suffering creatures of the poem had been yearning and striving.
A caricature, de Duve admitted; nevertheless, it seemed reborn in one of Chris Evans's goading contributions to Store's exhibition: An Anonymous Submission to the Exhibition "Tutor with an Idea," 2007, a gawkily modeled plaster sculpture of a human arm, crooked at the elbow and gesturing campily with a crumpled cigar.
It was a campily sweet voice that advertized Cohen's speech for a fortnight.
In addition to the blog, Kidd's site includes 'A heretical history of homo humping' where Kidd works campily towards a creative reappropriation of the word 'buggery': 'Buggery is a concept, a trope, a meme which goes a lot deeper than anal penetration, bringing together a sense of the illicit, the forbidden, the secret'.
The film aspires to relevance by depicting the travails of the Iraqi who helped facilitate her rescue, but scarcely explains his motivation, beyond the campily caustic accusation of his wife: ``This is all your mother's fault,'' she grumbles, ``she poisoned your mind with all those John Wayne movies she used to show you