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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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During these months she played Jacintha, Viola in Twelfth Night, Nancy in The Camp, Rosalind in As You Like It, Oriana in the Inconsistant, Widow Brady in The Irish Widow, and Eliza Camply in The Miniature Picture--all breeches roles, and four (Oriana, Widow Brady, Eliza, and Nancy) new to Robinson.
DAVID CURRY of Billingham wins a tray of Pukka Pies for telling us that Boro fans have gone camply Abba for Alfonso Alves at Anfield this week.
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.
The actor takes a while to ease into the intimate confines of the Donmar, presenting the Maniac as less a whirling dervish than a camply presentational and writhing one.
Luckily it was a canny Geordie lass with a big electric smile,so in my best John Inman voice I chirped as camply as I could, "are you free?" No reply.
Still, I liked McGregor's convincing performance - he even runs camply - and there are enough funny lines to keep us mildly entertained.