a small, handy camera, especially one having a fast lens for informal pictures.
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Origin of candid camera
First recorded in 1925–30
Words nearby candid camera
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British Dictionary definitions for candid camera
- a small camera that may be used to take informal photographs of people, usually without their knowledge
- (as modifier)a candid-camera photograph
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