Associations to the word «Camp»


CAMP, noun. (archaic) Conflict; battle.
CAMP, noun. An outdoor place acting as temporary accommodation in tents or other temporary structures.
CAMP, noun. An organised event, often taking place in tents or temporary accommodation.
CAMP, noun. A base of a military group, not necessarily temporary.
CAMP, noun. A single hut or shelter.
CAMP, noun. The company or body of persons encamped.
CAMP, noun. A group of people with the same strong ideals or political leanings.
CAMP, noun. (uncommon) Campus
CAMP, noun. (informal) A summer camp.
CAMP, noun. (agriculture) A mound of earth in which potatoes and other vegetables are stored for protection against frost; called also burrow and pie.
CAMP, noun. (UK) (obsolete) An ancient game of football, played in some parts of England.
CAMP, verb. (intransitive) (now) (chiefly dialectal) To fight; contend in battle or in any kind of contest; to strive with others in doing anything; compete.
CAMP, verb. (intransitive) (now) (chiefly dialectal) To wrangle; argue.
CAMP, verb. To live in a tent or similar temporary accommodation.
CAMP, verb. To set up a camp.
CAMP, verb. (transitive) To afford rest or lodging for.
CAMP, verb. (video games) To stay in an advantageous location in a video game, such as next to a power-up's spawning point or in order to guard an area.
CAMP, adjective. Of or related to a camp.
CAMP, noun. An affected, exaggerated or intentionally tasteless style.
CAMP, adjective. Theatrical; making exaggerated gestures.
CAMP, adjective. (of a man) Ostentatiously effeminate.
CAMP, adjective. Intentionally tasteless or vulgar, self-parodying.
CAMP, proper noun. A diminutive of the   male given name Campbell.
CAMP BED, noun. A cot; a lightweight portable bed used by the military, campers etc.
CAMP BEDS, noun. Plural of camp bed
CAMP CUPCAKE, proper noun. (slang) (derogatory) Any low-security prison.
CAMP FEVER, noun. Typhus.
CAMP FOLLOWER, noun. A civilian who works for a military organization, often a prostitute.
CAMP FOLLOWER, noun. A hanger-on.
CAMP FOLLOWERS, noun. Plural of camp follower
CAMP IT UP, verb. To perform a play in an exaggerated or affected manner.
CAMP IT UP, verb. To behave in a camp or effeminate way.
CAMP OUT, verb. (intransitive) To sleep outdoors, often in a tent.
CAMP ROBBER, noun. (US) The gray jay, Perisoreus canadensis.
CAMP ROBBERS, noun. Plural of camp robber

Dictionary definition

CAMP, noun. Temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers; "wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling".
CAMP, noun. A group of people living together in a camp; "the whole camp laughed at his mistake".
CAMP, noun. Temporary lodgings in the country for travelers or vacationers; "level ground is best for parking and camp areas".
CAMP, noun. An exclusive circle of people with a common purpose.
CAMP, noun. A penal institution (often for forced labor); "China has many camps for political prisoners".
CAMP, noun. Something that is considered amusing not because of its originality but because of its unoriginality; "the living room was pure camp".
CAMP, noun. Shelter for persons displaced by war or political oppression or for religious beliefs.
CAMP, noun. A site where care and activities are provided for children during the summer months; "city kids get to see the country at a summer camp".
CAMP, verb. Live in or as if in a tent; "Can we go camping again this summer?"; "The circus tented near the town"; "The houseguests had to camp in the living room".
CAMP, verb. Establish or set up a camp.
CAMP, verb. Give an artificially banal or sexual quality to.
CAMP, adjective. Providing sophisticated amusement by virtue of having artificially (and vulgarly) mannered or banal or sentimental qualities; "they played up the silliness of their roles for camp effect"; "campy Hollywood musicals of the 1940's".

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