Simple Definition of decamp
: to leave a place suddenly and secretly
Examples of decamp in a sentence
She took the papers and decamped.
He decamped to Europe soon after news of the scandal broke.
Origin of decamp
French décamper, from Middle French descamper, from des- de- + camper to camp
First Known Use: 1676
DECAMP Defined for Kids
Definition of decamp for Students
1 : to pack up gear and leave a camp
2 : to go away suddenly <As soon as school was out, we decamped to the beach.>
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