candid camera


noun

a small, handy camera, especially one having a fast lens for informal pictures.

Nearby words

  1. candescently,
  2. candia,
  3. candice,
  4. candicidin,
  5. candid,
  6. candida,
  7. candidacy,
  8. candidate,
  9. candidate species,
  10. candide

Origin of candid camera

First recorded in 1925–30

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British Dictionary definitions for candid camera

candid camera

noun

  1. a small camera that may be used to take informal photographs of people, usually without their knowledge
  2. (as modifier)a candid-camera photograph
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