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camper

[ kam-per ]
/ ˈkæm pər /
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noun
a person who camps out for recreation, especially in the wilderness.
a person who attends a summer camp or day camp.
Also called pickup camper, truck camper. a trucklike vehicle, van, or trailer that is fitted or suitable for recreational camping, or a pickup truck on which a structure fitted for camping is mounted.
verb (used without object)
to travel and live in a vehicular camper: We're going to camper for two weeks during our vacation.
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Origin of camper

1625–35; 1960–65 for def. 3; camp1 + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for camper

camper
/ (ˈkæmpə) /

noun
a person who lives or temporarily stays in a tent, cabin, etc
a vehicle equipped for camping out
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