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campy

[kam-pee] /ˈkæm pi/
adjective, campier, campiest.
1.
of, pertaining to, or characterized by camp:
a campy send-up of romantic operetta.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; camp2 + -y1
Related forms
campily, adverb
campiness, noun
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campy

adjective
  1. Effeminate; overtly homosexual (1940s+ Homosexuals)
  2. Displaying naive, affected, and old-fashioned style: a campy evocation of WWI patriotism (1960s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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