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CAMPY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does campy mean? 

CAMPY (adjective)
  The adjective CAMPY has 1 sense:

1. providing sophisticated amusement by virtue of having artificially (and vulgarly) mannered or banal or sentimental qualities

  Familiarity information: CAMPY used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CAMPY (adjective)


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Meaning:

Providing sophisticated amusement by virtue of having artificially (and vulgarly) mannered or banal or sentimental qualities

Synonyms:

camp; campy

Context examples:

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

Similar:

tasteless (lacking aesthetic or social taste)


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