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A comfortable, contented person.‘I understand that this is necessary, but I am not a happy camper’
- ‘If every film that is almost 70 years old looked this good, I'd be a happy camper.’
- ‘Obviously, these people can never be happy campers with that kind of mindset.’
- ‘He was not a happy camper around 4pm Saturday.’
- ‘I can buy a student bus pass for $50, am eligible for oodles of student discounts all over the city, and am, in general, a happy camper.’
- ‘The party continued on into the wee hours, changing venue a few times, and I arrived home a very happy camper.’
- ‘I think it's the crowds and the noise, but he really isn't a happy camper when we go shopping.’
- ‘Hell, if I could get ALL my bills sent to my email, I'd be a happy camper.’
- ‘I've not been a very happy camper for the last couple of days.’
- ‘Personally I couldn't care how many Xbox consoles have been sold, as long as people keep developing games for it I'm a happy camper.’
- ‘Having achieved more than enough points to qualify for her preferred college choice, she was certainly one happy camper.’
- ‘Kaylie knew that the minute I walked in that I was not a happy camper.’
- ‘Give me a good book, a Caribbean beach, and I'm a happy camper.’
- ‘But once he develops a trusting relationship with someone who will pay attention to what he wants, said Rosen, he's a happy camper.’
- ‘A Google search convinced me that their customers were all happy campers.’
- ‘"I was not a happy camper in the suburbs," confides Walton.’
- ‘There weren't too many happy campers at Cork University Hospital's crowded A & E department yesterday.’
- ‘Well, Michael is a lawyer, he's read the text, and he's not a happy camper.’
- ‘I was not a happy camper after losing that particular round; however, I accept that I screwed up.’
- ‘And I'm painting the landscape which I adore, so I'm a pretty happy camper.’
- ‘Ten bucks for two cups of beer does not make Herambone a happy camper.’
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