glamp·​ing | \ ˈglam-piŋ How to pronounce glamping (audio) \

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

Other Words from glamping

glamp \ ˈglamp How to pronounce glamping (audio) \ 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

First Known Use of glamping

2005, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for glamping

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

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“Glamping.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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