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In the context of first person shooter video games, the act of sitting in a single place and waiting for players to walk by to kill them instead of seeking them out. =To camp is a More…

Camp (3)

(zero derivation) Usually referring to a summer house or lake house =Canadians from Ontario use this to refer to a summer home. They would say that they “go to camp” in the summer instead More…

camper

Someone who hides in one place, waiting to ambush an unsuspecting opponent The word ‘camper’ has been metaphorically shifted from its original meaning of “someone who More…

Camper

A player in an online action game who stakes out a strategic location and steadfastly refuses to move, despite the complaints of other players. Camper is obviously not a new word, but it More…

Camphone

a cellular phone with a small camera Etymology : formed by clipping "cam" from "camera" and then blending it with "phone" =On the Internet

Campi

The plural of "campus" ("college campi") Interpretation of intended meaning: The plural of "campus"--a synonym of "campuses." Presumed reason for coinage: It is plain that "campi" is More…

camping

in a video game, the actions of a player who picks one spot in the level and doesn’t leave it for any reason and waits for enemy players to walk by in order to get an unexpected jump More…

Camping

(Derivation) Sitting and waiting for something. =Camping is usually described as a outdoor adventure where you connect with nature. Now, it is often times used to describe the act of More…

campo

A term used in reference to the Campus Police Department. Campo is a blend of campus and police, and is a somewhat disparaging term used to refer to the Rice University Police Department More…

Campo

Campus police. (‘the Rice campos’) Apparent meaning, etymology, and type of word formation: “Campos” are the campus police. This word is a prime example of blending More…

campo

RUPD officer Campo is a blending and clipping of “campus” + “police” – refers to RUPD officers. =All the campos are pretty nice - they don't really want to More…

campo

Rice University campus police It is a catchy in-group word used by students at Rice. The word campo is used to differentiate between the police on campus and those from the city of Houston, More…

CAMPO

a campus police officer Apparent meaning: campus police officer Reason used: shorter term for campus policer (‘I got a ticket from the campos the other day’) =we were friends More…

CAMPOS

The campus police who patrol Rice University; refers to either one policeman, a group of them, and/or the collective entity of policemen. =You could get a ticket from the campos if you More…

Campos

Informal way of referring to the campus police. Perhaps one campus police officer would be a 'campo,' although this is rarely heard. =I can't believe they called the campos More…

Campusi

The plural of "campus." ("college campusi") Interpretation of intended meaning: The plural of "campus"--a synonym of "campuses." Presumed reason for coinage: Explicit reasons are murky in More…

campy

used in drag culture to signify the type of traditional, over-the-top drag; used in reference to drag queens who do not intend to actually look like a female, just to wear women's More…

can of worms

a source of unexpected problems, similar to Pandora's Box ="you really opened up a can of worms when you told [Gina] [Jimmy] was cheating on her." Etymology : coined in More…

Can't Even 5

Exclaimed by people who are overcome by emotion when the phrase would normally have another word or words after it, such as “deal with this”. =The phrase is usually said by “Valley Girl” More…

canckle

A term used to describe when someone’s calves and ankles are indistinguishable from each other. Canckles specifically refer to the portion of the leg where the ankle and leg connect. If the More…


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