day camp

Definition of day camp

:a camp where children spend the day and then return home at the end of the day

Word by Word Definitions

day play
  1. : the time of light between one night and the next

  2. : daylight

  3. : daytime

camp play
  1. : a place usually away from urban areas where tents or simple buildings (such as cabins) are erected for shelter or for temporary residence (as for laborers, prisoners, or vacationers)

  2. : a group of tents, cabins, or huts

  3. : a settlement newly sprung up in a lumbering or mining region

  1. : to make camp or occupy a camp

  2. : to live temporarily in a camp or outdoors

  3. : to take up one's quarters : lodge

  1. : something so outrageously artificial, affected, inappropriate, or out-of-date as to be considered amusing

  2. : a style or mode of personal or creative expression that is absurdly exaggerated and often fuses elements of high and popular culture

  3. : exaggerated effeminate mannerisms (as of speech or gesture)

  1. : of, relating to, being, or displaying camp

  1. : to engage in camp : exhibit the qualities of camp


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