glamping

noun glamp·ing \ ˈglam-piŋ \

Definition of glamping

: outdoor camping with amenities and comforts (such as beds, electricity, and access to indoor plumbing) not usually used when camping
  • If the eco-friendly idea of falling asleep under the stars and roasting marshmallows around a campfire appeals to you, but the reality of pitching a tent and sleeping on bumpy ground does not, glamping, the new term being used for upscale—or glamorous—camping, could be your ideal green vacation.
  • —Jennifer Conlin
  • Are there proper hot showers or am I going to die of cold? Because I was never that sure about glamping in the first place; it was Gavin's idea.
  • —Sophie Kinsella

glamp

play \ˈglamp\ intransitive verb glamped; glamping
    • Glamp as you have never glamped before at Dromquinna Manor in Kenmare, where a stay in one of their luxurious tents will set you back around 450 a night.
    • Irish Examiner

glamper

noun, plural glampers
    • Naturally beautiful, with attractive greenery and wooded sites, Sandy Pines Campground offers camping for every type of camper—from simple tent camping to Class A motor home travelers to glampers looking for something a little more upscale and effortless.
    • —Moira McCarthy

Origin and Etymology of glamping

blend of glamour or glamorous and camping, gerund of 2camp


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