Camp Meaning

There are 12 meaning(s) for word Camp

Camp Meaning 1 : an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose

    Synonyms : clique,  coterie,  ingroup,  inner circle,  pack
Camp Meaning 2 : establish or set up a camp

    Synonyms : camp down
Camp Meaning 3 : a site where care and activities are provided for children during the summer months

    Example : city kids get to see the country at a summer camp

    Synonyms : summer camp
Camp Meaning 4 : shelter for persons displaced by war or political oppression or for religious beliefs

    Synonyms : refugee camp
Camp Meaning 5 : temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers

    Example : wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling

    Synonyms : bivouac,  cantonment,  encampment
Camp Meaning 6 : live in or as if in a tent

    Example : Can we go camping again this summer?,The houseguests had to camp in the living room

    Synonyms : bivouac,  camp out,  encamp,  tent
Camp Meaning 7 : providing sophisticated amusement by virtue of having artificially (and vulgarly) mannered or banal or sentimental qualities

    Example : they played up the silliness of their roles for camp effect,campy Hollywood musicals of the 1940's

    Synonyms : campy
Camp Meaning 8 : a group of people living together in a camp

    Example : the whole camp laughed at his mistake

Camp Meaning 9 : a penal institution (often for forced labor)

    Example : China has many camps for political prisoners

Camp Meaning 10 : give an artificially banal or sexual quality to

Camp Meaning 11 : something that is considered amusing not because of its originality but because of its unoriginality

    Example : the living room was pure camp

Camp Meaning 12 : temporary lodgings in the country for travelers or vacationers

    Example : level ground is best for parking and camp areas

How to Pronounce Camp

  • kæmp