camper

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n camper a recreational vehicle equipped for camping out while traveling
    • n camper someone living temporarily in a tent or lodge for recreation
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Camper A person who stays at a summer camp or day camp.
    • Camper A vehicle, such as a small truck, or a pickup truck with a hood over the back, equipped for convenience while camping out.
    • Camper One who lodges temporarily in a hut or camp, especially who sleeps in a wilderness for recreation.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n camper One who plays at the game of camp.
    • n camper One who camps out, or lives in a camp.
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Quotations

  • Lou Holtz
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    “If he's got golf clubs in his truck or a camper in his driveway, I don't hire him.”

Usage

In literature:

Nor were the campers alone affected.
"Crestlands" by Mary Addams Bayne
What will the outfit cost; and how is the camper to get established?
"Through Our Unknown Southwest" by Agnes C. Laut
She unhooked her little camper's cup from where it hung at her green belt, and offered him a drink.
"Pemrose Lorry, Camp Fire Girl" by Isabel Katherine Hornibrook
It seemed to have been made on purpose for campers.
"Grenfell: Knight-Errant of the North" by Fullerton Waldo
These campers are lovers of the Open, and like lovers the world over, there is no reason in them.
"In the Oregon Country" by George Palmer Putnam
Wednesday was overcast, and all day Thursday a cold rain came down to damp the spirits of the would-be campers.
"Under Boy Scout Colors" by Joseph Bushnell Ames
Such a movement, if seen or suspected by the campers, must arouse their curiosity, and lead to an investigation.
"The Boy Scouts in the Rockies" by Herbert Carter
Sing it as we used to sing it, sixteen campers strong, etc.
"Hildegarde's Harvest" by Laura E. Richards
He feared the nature of his errand would be discovered by the young campers.
"The Auto Boys' Mystery" by James A. Braden
Camper, a Dutchman, who were attended by five guides.
"An Impromptu Ascent of Mont Blanc" by W. H. Le Mesurier
I tell you that's a luxury for campers!
"The Fun of Cooking" by Caroline French Benton
Camper, on facial angle, 608.
"Principles of Geology" by Charles Lyell
To the Bright-eye of their sect, the Little Campers applied for information as to what had become of the missing woman.
"Village Life in China" by Arthur H. Smith
He could have compelled their services, as he had that of a party of campers down towards Kings' River.
"Unexplored!" by Allen Chaffee
When opening a large camp be sure, when the campers arrive, to have it in the condition in which it is to be kept.
"Campward Ho!" by Unknown
Had the Bear Creek range-rider joined the campers?
"The Trail of Conflict" by Emilie Baker Loring
In the division of duties among these campers, Levi usually started the morning fire while Old Cy visited the ice-house for anything needed.
"The Girl From Tim's Place" by Charles Clark Munn
There are various woods that answer well for kindling and the camper must always find something that will be good for this purpose.
"Woodcraft" by E. H. (Elmer Harry) Kreps
I'm far from sure I'll make a good camper.
"Voice from the Cave" by Mildred A. Wirt
Ordinarily, he knew, the forest creatures of the Southern Oregon mountains mean and do no harm to lonely campers.
"The Strength of the Pines" by Edison Marshall
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In poetry:

But scarce was each to his slumber laid,
When the country folks came to serenade;
With twang of fiddle, and toot of horn,
And shriek of fife, they stayed till morn!
Poor Campers! never a wink got they!
So they started for home at break of day.
"Camping Out" by Clara Doty Bates

In news:

If so, YMCA Camp Kenan has the answer with its "Winter Camper Retreat" on Dec 22 and 23.
Ty was one of the first 39 campers to try the program last year and at camp kids learned about nutrition for an hour a day while having fun.
Campers are great to own, but can be expensive when bought new.
You can save yourself some money by doing what many other happy campers choose to do--buy a used model.
Missing Calif camper died of exposure.
Kenney Gladden, 27, of Highland, Texas was camping at the Atlantic City Campground when he got into an argument with another camper at about 7 am Gladden allegedly pulled gun on the victim, who wrestled the weapon away and called the police.
Founded in 1965, LanceCamper.com is the largest and leading manufacturer of truck campers in North America - and their line of ultra-light travel trailers is one of the fastest-growing RV lines in the American West.
Willie Camper accused of kidnapping 80-year-old woman.
Willie Camper is accused of kidnapping an elderly woman and stealing her wedding ring.
Police say the man was using a stove to keep warm in the camper parked behind a hotel.
Camper is a past president of the United Way and a past board member of the American Diabetes Association.
Flipped camper closes lanes on I-64.
Teen camper missing in Sierra found dead.
Listeners sent in photos of the camper fire that started in the southbound lane of I-29 between mile marker 30 and 31.
Italian Leftist Touts Austerity From a Camper .
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In science:

Assume its value ~u is such that it ensures that there is a shower in April, there are electric storms in both May and June, there is sufficient oxygen, there are no other potential causes of fire (like dropped matches), no other inhibitors of fire (alert campers setting up a bucket brigade), and so on.
Causes and Explanations: A Structural-Model Approach. Part II: Explanations
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