happy camper


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.

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Not a happy camper: Rep. Jack Cera, a Belmont County Democrat, was the lone conference committee member to vote no on the budget deal. Andrew J. Tobias, cleveland.com, "Ohio’s budget stalemate is finally coming to an end: Capitol Letter," 17 July 2019 The hardest working man at ESPN was not a happy camper when NBA free agency opened up Sunday. Khadrice Rollins, SI.com, "Why Wait for First Take When Stephen A. Smith Is Ranting Over Free Agency Sunday?," 30 June 2019 In the process of all this, Gurf was not a happy camper. Jason Scott, Billboard, "'Car Wheels on a Gravel Road' Turns 20: Lucinda Williams & Producer Steve Earle Reflect on Her Masterpiece," 30 June 2018 Cesc Fabregas wasn't a happy camper after Huddersfield's defence left Chelsea's top-four hopes badly damaged on Wednesday night. SI.com, "Unhappy Chelsea Star Reportedly Snubbed Handshake From David Wagner After Stamford Bridge Draw," 10 May 2018 Kendricks will likely be a happier camper elsewhere, too. Zach Berman, Philly.com, "Thoughts on busy start of Eagles' OTAs | Early Birds," 23 May 2018 Parents also can keep up with their kids on the camp’s Facebook page, where photographs of happy campers — in sailboats and canoes, navigating a high ropes course, or traversing a zip line — are among the images posted daily. Hattie Bernstein, BostonGlobe.com, "No phones at summer camp? No problem," 13 Apr. 2018 Some of the happiest campers are our regions passionate cross-country skiers. John Hopewell, Washington Post, "It’s a powder day at the high-country ski areas in the Mid-Atlantic," 9 Mar. 2018 But Benzinger missed a three-pointer with 1 second left and the Panthers were happy to head back to Milwaukee as happy campers. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "UWM 74, Wright State 73: Surviving late meltdown," 10 Feb. 2018

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1957, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of happy camper

chiefly US, informal : someone who is pleased or happy

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