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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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mash-ups' playful paratext betrays their deliberate campiness.
However, a late-night assault on a kingpin's mansion errs towards unintentional campiness, thanks to a subterranean shark pool.
Throughout his genre-bending career, he remained interested in pushing the envelope while challenging audiences, using campiness to make bitter social messages more palatable.
Shua forgoes campiness in favor of a more shaded approach, combining humor with gravitas, and allowing absurdities to flourish alongside the problems of a family fractured by its own dysfunctional habits.
The campiness of football is not necessarily inherent to the game itself though, but rather develops out of an exoteric perspective in which the hyper-masculinity of the players is always on the cusp of degenerating into effeminacy and a lack of toughness.
Filmed and released at a time when the territory was besieged by political, social and economic crises, Golden Chicken's farcical mock-seriousness comes close to a Brechtian distantiation through its campiness.
My Diva can be enjoyed for its simplicity, its campiness, and its forthrightness.
If you like your period cynicism and satire served up with unashamed campiness, "West Moon Street" at Lord Leebrick is your cup of tea.
It's done in a very Volkswagen way," says Jones, "with a lot of humor, a little bit of geekiness or campiness, and each one is different than the month before.
It is perhaps indicative of the cynicism of the era that this image can persist in the face of its own campiness, as Ray points out:
Tay Augus was unaware that it was the campiness of his image which caught the attention of the international media and brought joy to the public.
The campiness and elaborateness of these conceits should not be mistaken as evidence of naively held grand narratives that have yet to be challenged by modernity; in fact, they are precisely a response to a recognized incoherence and fragmentation.
Despite the campiness perhaps inevitable in a scenario that involves sexy robots, the film is at moments genuinely horrific, especially in the way it presents the protagonist's reaction to the transformation of the women around her.
The film is always one step away from campiness, except the cast play their roles with deadly seriousness.
His campiness derives from the over-stylized and plastic personality of this gentle, handsome, smooth-skinned, and muscular young man.