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campy

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

/ˈkæmpɪ/
adjective (informal) campier, campiest
1.
effeminate; affected in mannerisms, dress, etc
2.
relating to or considered characteristic of homosexuals
3.
consciously artificial, exaggerated, vulgar, or mannered; self-parodying, esp when in dubious taste
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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+)
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