of, relating to, or characterized by camp:
a campy send-up of romantic operetta.
Contemporary Examples

Brian Bedford Interviewed on The Importance of Being Earnest Kevin Sessums January 21, 2011

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

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


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