happy camper

noun

Definition of happy camper

: one who is content

Examples of happy camper in a Sentence

I was one happy camper when I heard the news.
Recent Examples on the Web No one said that cooking dinner for a family was going to be easy, but these kid-friendly meals will help make everyone at the dinner table a happy camper (including you!). Katelyn Lunders, Woman's Day, 24 June 2022 No one’s a happy camper when there’s a mask-wearing, machete-wielding homicidal maniac running amok in the woods in this classic 1980 slasher flick. Los Angeles Times, 13 Aug. 2021 Sweden’s Ingmar Bergman, remember him, was rarely a happy camper. Armond White, National Review, 5 May 2021 North Carolina State head coach Dave Doeren was not a happy camper. Mark Frank, Star Tribune, 28 Nov. 2020 Be a happy camper With the new 2-Day Camp Meal Kit for Two, Patagonia Provisions (yes, that Patagonia) is helping nourish COVID-era campers. National Geographic, 27 May 2020 Bill O'Brien was not a happy camper, and a couple of his old colleagues with the New England Patriots were apparently the reason why. Dave Birkett, Detroit Free Press, 25 Apr. 2020 On signing day, as in Lake Wobegon, every recruit is above average, every coach a happy camper. Kevin Sherrington, Dallas News, 6 Feb. 2020 The siblings took the best parts of Burning Man and Coachella — the communion of artists, musicians and a troop of happy campers — and left behind the unappealing aspects, such as the desert dust and the millennials in Woodstock attire. Washington Post, 2 Jan. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of happy camper

1957, in the meaning defined above

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27 Jun 2022

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“Happy camper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/happy%20camper. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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