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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 young actress's performance frequently balances the campier moments of Schlossberg's screenplay.
In the Netherlands during the 18th century, Peter Campier, (1722-1789) compared African facial and skull measurements to monkeys and developed a racial hierarchy in which he claimed the superiority of the European form.
Sure, we hardly need more images of alcoholic, self-loathing lesbians, but Best Actress playfully trudges on Jacqueline Susann territory and offers up a different (campier) kind of women's movie.
"The campier, the better," says Berkus, adding that you can't find expansive living spaces with 14-foot ceilings in the suburbs.
"Marvelous," in particular, ventriloquizes O'Hara in his campier moments and seems markedly out of place in Berrigan's rigorously macho lexicon.
The film was called High Heels; and though it sometimes played out the title's campier possibilities, it ended with an irony that was deeper and more melancholy than camp, realized in that image of a corpse literally lying beneath people's feet.
By the end of the show, they're campier, if more intriguing versions of themselves, which is inevitable.
Sammartino became a broadcaster on WWE's weekend morning shows before his frustration over the company's direction into campier storylines and an outrage over the drug culture he said had permeated the industry led to a bitter, two-decade split with McMahon.
For me, this moment, or moments, came first with Blazing Saddles (1974) (holds up well), then Young Frankenstein (1974) (campier now than I first recall, but still fun nonetheless), and finally with The Producers (1967), which holds a special place in my beating Jewish heart.