camper

noun camp·er \ ˈkam-pər \
Updated on: 8 Nov 2017

Definition of camper

1 :one who camps
2 :a portable dwelling (such as a specially equipped trailer or automotive vehicle) for use during casual travel and camping

Examples of camper in a Sentence

  1. Rangers warned campers that leaving food outside might attract bears.

  2. A careless camper accidentally started a fire in the woods.

Recent Examples of camper from the Web

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First Known Use of camper

1852

camper Synonyms


CAMPER Defined for English Language Learners

camper

noun

Definition of camper for English Language Learners

  • : a person who sleeps outdoors, in a tent, or in a simple shelter usually for enjoyment for a short period of time

  • : a type of vehicle or special trailer that people can live and sleep in when they are traveling or camping

  • : a young person who goes to a camp during the summer to do different activities


CAMPER Defined for Kids

camper

noun camp·er \ ˈkam-pər \

Definition of camper for Students

1 :a person who sleeps outdoors (as in a tent)
2 :a type of vehicle or special trailer that people can live and sleep in when they are traveling or camping
3 :a young person who goes to a camp during the summer


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