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high camp

noun
1.
a sophisticated form of camp2
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high camp

noun phrase

Artwork, theater performance, items of decoration, etc, that are so outrageously old-fashioned, so blatantly injurious to good contemporary taste, as to assume a sort of special value by their very egregiousness: His way of lisping Shirley Temple lyrics is high camp (1954+)

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