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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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Yet the Kinks at their campiest were the Kinks at their most rooted.
As if all this weren't enough, Staggs rounds out this highly satisfying offering with an appendix, "Brief Lives, etc.," which clears up lingering questions about Beaumont and Fletcher, Clyde Fitch, and the "Hundred neediest cases." 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.
Muriel's Wedding may in fact be the "campiest" of the three films.
una pobreza torrida, que seria como en la adolescencia que no tuve, la verdadera riqueza" (132).(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.