Origin of camel
Related formscam·el·like, adjective
Examples from the Web for camel
In short: It is so convenient that it makes a taxi seem about as high-tech as a camel.
There was something rather theatrical—surreal even—about walking into camp accompanied by a camel caravan later that evening.
Later, I fell asleep to the sound of Lhoucine gently coaxing his camel and faint ululating from a distant stone cottage.
Joe Camel: For about a decade beginning in 1987, Camel started to market its products using a mascot called “Old Joe.”
“If we tell the camel owners that we will let you use a child in the race, they will refuse,” he said.
The man who had swallowed the camel of the Gunpowder Plot was scandalised at the idea of horse-stealing!It Might Have Been|Emily Sarah Holt
No change, except that the order of the animals is Elephant, Camel, Ox.The Talking Thrush|William Crooke
So next morning she said nothing when she saw a camel with two panniers kneeling in front of the tent, ready for its load.The Adventures of Akbar|Flora Annie Steel
The camel races, while not exactly regarded as a medium for speculation, were the most amusing to watch.With Our Army in Palestine|Antony Bluett
Ali's curiosity mounted because, contrary to their usual procedure, these handlers were gently trying to make the camel get up.Hi Jolly!|James Arthur Kjelgaard
British Dictionary definitions for camel
- a fawn colour
- (as adjective)a camel dress
Word Origin for camel
Idioms and Phrases with camel
see under last straw.