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Meaning of camp

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: 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" [syn: {camp}, {campy}]
      n 1: temporary living quarters specially built by the army for
           soldiers; "wherever he went in the camp the men were
           grumbling" [syn: {camp}, {encampment}, {cantonment},
      2: a group of people living together in a camp; "the whole camp
         laughed at his mistake"
      3: temporary lodgings in the country for travelers or
         vacationers; "level ground is best for parking and camp
      4: an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose [syn:
         {clique}, {coterie}, {ingroup}, {inner circle}, {pack},
      5: a penal institution (often for forced labor); "China has many
         camps for political prisoners"
      6: something that is considered amusing not because of its
         originality but because of its unoriginality; "the living
         room was pure camp"
      7: shelter for persons displaced by war or political oppression
         or for religious beliefs [syn: {camp}, {refugee camp}]
      8: 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" [syn: {camp}, {summer camp}]
      v 1: 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" [syn: {camp},
           {encamp}, {camp out}, {bivouac}, {tent}]
      2: establish or set up a camp [syn: {camp}, {camp down}]
      3: give an artificially banal or sexual quality to

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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