Definition of Camping

1. Noun. The act of encamping and living in tents in a camp.

Exact synonyms: Bivouacking, Encampment, Tenting
Generic synonyms: Habitation, Inhabitancy, Inhabitation
Derivative terms: Camp, Encamp, Tent



Definition of Camping

1. n. Lodging in a camp.

Definition of Camping

1. Verb. (present participle of camp) ¹

2. Noun. activity of camping ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Camping

1. the act of living outdoors [n -S]

Medical Definition of Camping

1. Living outdoors as a recreational activity. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Camping

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camphorweeds
camphotamide
camphramine
camphretic acid
campi
campi foreli
campier
campiest
campigliaite
campily
campimeter
campimetry
campiness
campinesses
camping (current term)
camping area
camping bus
camping chair
camping ground
camping site
campings
campion
campions
cample
campled
camples
camplike
campling

Literary usage of Camping

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Adventure Guide to Trinidad & Tobago by Kathleen O'Donnell, S Harry Pefkaros (2000)
"camping camping is not common on the island, but a few years ago we met ... Though this may seem idyllic, camping might not be a great choice for everyone. ..."

2. The Innocents Abroad: Or the New Pilgrims' Progress by Mark Twain (2001)
"I simply said, “If you call this camping out, all right—but it isn't the ... And they call this camping out. Those stately fellows in baggy trowsers and ..."

3. Adventure Guide to Ireland by Tina Neylon (2004)
"camping & RV Parks There are campsites all over Ireland with sites ... The most useful website is www.camping-ireland.ie, which lists over 100 sites, ..."

4. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1868)
"The first day's march was a distance of sixteen miles, passing through Buzzard Roost, and camping near Barton's Station. March twenty-third. ..."

5. The Boy Scout Movement Applied by the Church by Norman Egbert Richardson, Ormond Eros Loomis (1915)
"XIV camping ATTRACTIONS OF CAMP LIFE AMONG boys the zest for camping is perennial. ... Such a craving camping appeases. If well-supervised camp life of the ..."

6. Adventure Guide to Provence & the Cote D'Azur by Ferne Arfin (2005)
"camping Almost all of the Camargue is included in the Regional Naturel Park and the most interesting wildlife area, the National Nature Reserve, ..."

7. Scouting for Girls: Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts (1920)
"These are the good things of camping. The bad things are catching cold from damp ground, ... The aim of camping is to make things simpler for the camper. ..."

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