adjective, campier, campiest.
of, pertaining to, or characterized by camp: a campy send-up of romantic operetta.

1955–60; camp2 + -y1

campily, adverb
campiness, noun Unabridged
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campy (ˈkæmpɪ)
adj , 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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camp definition

  1. n.
    something cute and out of fashion; something of such an anachronistic style as to be intriguing. : Nobody really knows what style camp really is, and very few even care.
  2. mod.
    and campy. overdone; out of fashion and intriguing. : Most camp entertainment is pretentious and overdrawn.
  3. mod.
    having to do with homosexual persons and matters. : She is so camp, I could scream!
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Example sentences
The sitcom's main character isn't good-looking and empathetic nor is he a campy
Anyone who loves campy monster movies and doesn't mind it when they spot the
The show is a curious blend of campy entertainment and dead-serious cooking.
Critics, on the other hand, are giving the campy vamp flick a lukewarm
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