high camp

high camp
Australian Slang
extremely camp; over-the-top; outrageous

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  • high camp — see under ↑camp2 • • • Main Entry: ↑high …   Useful english dictionary

  • high camp — {n.}, {slang}, {show business} 1. Kitsch, or pretentious material in bad taste that is still liked by higher class audiences. * / The Potsdam Quartet is a play full of high camp./ 2. An exaggerated movie or theater scene that loses believability …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • high camp — {n.}, {slang}, {show business} 1. Kitsch, or pretentious material in bad taste that is still liked by higher class audiences. * / The Potsdam Quartet is a play full of high camp./ 2. An exaggerated movie or theater scene that loses believability …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • high\ camp — noun slang show business 1. Kitsch, or pretentious material in bad taste that is still liked by higher class audiences. The Potsdam Quartet is a play full of high camp. 2. An exaggerated movie or theater scene that loses believability. Scarecrow… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • High camp — Camp ist eine stilistisch überpointierte Art der Wahrnehmung von kulturellen Produkten aller Art (Film, Musik, Literatur, Bildende Kunst, Mode, Schminke etc.), die am Künstlichen und der Übertreibung orientiert ist; oft gehören die als „campy“… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • high-camp — /haɪ ˈkæmp / (say huy kamp) adjective exaggeratedly camp in style, behaviour, etc. {high + camp2} …  

  • high camp — Synonyms and related words: Babbittry, Thalia, arlequinade, bad taste, black comedy, bourgeois taste, broad comedy, burlesque, burletta, camp, campiness, comedie bouffe, comedie larmoyante, comedie rosse, comedietta, comedy, comedy ballet, comedy …   Moby Thesaurus

  • High camp — extremely camp; over the top; outrageous …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • high camp —  n. Display (usu. artistic) of highly exaggerated nature.  See camp …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • high — adj., n., & adv. adj. 1 a of great vertical extent (a high building). b (predic.; often in comb.) of a specified height (one inch high; water was waist high). 2 a far above ground or sea level etc. (a high altitude). b inland, esp. when raised… …   Useful english dictionary

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