as camp as a row of tents

as camp as a row of tents
Australian Slang
homosexual

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  • camp as a row of tents — Phrs. See camp as a row of pink tents (above) …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • camp as a row of pink tents — Phrs. Very camp (see above), or gay. E.g. He was a camp as a row of pink tents and wouldn t have been out of place in a Mr Gay UK competition. Cf. camp as a row of tents …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • As camp as a row of tents — homosexual …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • camp — 1) adj homosexual, effeminate or affectedly the atrical in manner, gesture, speech, etc. A word which emerged from theatrical slang into general use in the 1960s. The sense of the term has moved from the specific (a (male) homosexual) to the… …   Contemporary slang

  • camp — I. /kæmp / (say kamp) noun 1. a group of tents, caravans, or other temporary shelters in one place: *Most of the Kurds passed the Allied run refugee camp of 1200 tents just outside Zakho, deciding instead to return home –herald sun, 1991. 2. the… …  

  • camp —  1. adj. Exaggerated. Affected. Effeminate.  2. adj. Homosexual. Also camp as a row of pink tents.  3. v. Behave in exaggerated and/or effeminate way. Usu. camp it up (often theat.).  4. n. Behaviour of this kind. Also high camp Specially… …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • As camp as a row of pink tents — (of a male) homosexual …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • as camp as a row of pink tents — Australian Slang (of a male) homosexual …   English dialects glossary

  • bent as a nine bob note — Phrs. 1. Homosexual. See bent . 2. Crooked, dishonest. A catch phrase whose original meaning was version 2, but with the onset of bent referring to homosexually has come to be heard more with regard to version 1. In British currency, a bob was a… …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • Melissa Stott — Singer songwriter Melissa Stott Melissa Stott (born 1972) is a UK born jazz singer songwriter of English and Singapore Chinese descent. Her songwriting style has been described as mainstream jazz with more contemporary flavours, and her music has …   Wikipedia

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