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  1. camp·ing
    IPA[ˈkampiNG]
  2. noun

    • 1. the activity of spending a vacation living in a camp, tent, or camper:

      visitors can go camping in the vast wilderness surrounding the mountains
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: camping

    • noun

      the activity of spending a holiday living in a tent:
    • noun

      a place with temporary accommodations of huts, tents, or other structures, typically used by soldiers, refugees, prisoners, or travelers:

      a recreational institution providing facilities for outdoor activities, sports, crafts, and other special interests and typically featuring rustic overnight accommodations:

    • verb

      live for a time in a camp, tent, or camper, as when on vacation:

      lodge temporarily, especially in an inappropriate or uncomfortable place:

    • adjective

      deliberately exaggerated and theatrical in style, typically for humorous effect:

      (of a man or his manner) ostentatiously and extravagantly effeminate:

    • noun

      deliberately exaggerated and theatrical behavior or style:
    • verb

      (of a man) behave in an ostentatiously effeminate way:
    • noun

      a place with temporary accommodation of huts, tents, or other structures, typically used by soldiers, refugees, or travelling people.

      a complex of buildings for holiday accommodation, with recreational facilities.

    • verb

      live for a time in a tent, especially while on holiday:

      lodge temporarily, especially in an inappropriate or uncomfortable place:

    • adjective

      (of a man or his manner) ostentatiously and extravagantly effeminate:

      deliberately exaggerated and theatrical in style:

    • noun

      deliberately exaggerated and theatrical behaviour or style:
    • verb

      (of a man) behave in an ostentatiously effeminate way:
    • noun

      a type of camping which involves driving rather than walking to a campsite:
    • noun

      a type of camping which involves driving rather than walking to a campsite:
    • noun

      a military training camp for new recruits, with strict discipline.

      a prison for youthful offenders, run on military lines.

    • noun

      a camp at which community work is done, especially by young volunteers.

      another term for labor camp

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