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[n] temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers; "wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling"
[n] temporary lodgings in the country for travelers or vacationers; "level ground is best for parking and camp areas"
[n] a prison for forced laborers; "China has many work camps for political prisoners"
[n] 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"
[n] something that is considered amusing not because of its originality but because of its unoriginality; "the livingroom was pure camp"
[n] an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose
[n] a group of people living together in a camp; "the whole camp laughed at his mistake"
[adj] 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"
[v] give an artificially banal or sexual quality to
[v] establish or set up a camp
[v] 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"

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