Meaning of “campy” in the English Dictionary


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campyadjective [ -er/-est only ]

us /kæm·pi/

(of behavior, appearance, or an activity) amusing because it is obviously intended to be strange or shocking and seems to be ridiculing itself:

The movie is a mixed bag of campy humor, wild-eyed fantasy, and high-tech special effects.

(Definition of “campy” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)