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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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The lavish Jonathon Mayor camply compered with more than a dash of gold glitter, while acts such as vampress Rosie Lugosi, fire dancers The Cathouse Bells and slapstick male burlesque performer, Carrington
But it was camply comic,occasionally serious -though the overacted comedy rather overtook the proceedings.
Delivering every cockneyfied vowel and camply staggering with faded grace as if he's survived on a diet of Jack Daniel's and hallucinogens his entire life, Depp takes the salty sea dog caricature to new levels of hilarity.
Still, I liked McGregor's convincing performance - he even runs camply - and there are enough funny lines to keep us mildly entertained.
When it does there's plenty of fun to be had, particularly at the hands of the impish Schofield, while Roy Brandon provides a camply funny foil as the Wirral worm that turns.
Kate Bosworth is suitably spiky as a Lois Lane abandoned for five years by the love of her life, while a bald Kevin Spacey goes wonderfully over the top as camply evil Lex Luthor.
Marc Wootton is brilliant as the camply neurotic spoof spiritualist who, with the aid of Sheba (his dead Alsatian that used to belong to his dead dad), contacts the other world in front of an unsuspecting audience.