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Old 09-10-2008, 07:46 PM   #126 (permalink)
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King of Camp?


Main Entry:
3camp
Function:
noun
Etymology:
origin unknown
Date:
circa 1909

1: exaggerated effeminate mannerisms exhibited especially by homosexuals
2 a: something so outrageously artificial, affected, inappropriate, or out-of-date as to be considered amusing
b: a style or mode of personal or creative expression that is absurdly exaggerated and often fuses elements of high and popular culture
<a movie that celebrates camp>
— camp·i·ly Listen to the pronunciation of campily \ˈkam-pə-lē\ adverb
— camp·i·ness Listen to the pronunciation of campiness \-pē-nəs\ noun
— campy Listen to the pronunciation of campy \ˈkam-pē\ adjective
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