Definition of campy in English:


adjectivecampiest, campier

  • another word for camp (adjective)
    • ‘There's so much macho posturing in this book that it would be campy if there were any humour.’
    • ‘It's meant to be an extremely campy and ironic satire.’
    • ‘Certainly the Evil Dead movies are campy horror, but kind of a macho camp, if there is such a thing.’
    • ‘The dialogue is frenetic and noirish, the action punctuated by a string of jarring, campy song-and-dance numbers.’
    • ‘His campy gay stereotype act is hilarious, especially since he drops it with a roll of his eyes whenever the smitten guards aren't watching.’