[ glam-ping ]

  1. the activity of camping with some of the comforts and luxuries of home: Imagine glamping in a carpeted tent with a comfy queen-size bed.

Origin of glamping

First recorded in 2000–05; blend of glamour or glamorous and camp1 (in sense “to live outdoors temporarily in a tent for recreation”) and -ing1

Other words from glamping

  • glamp·er, noun

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How to use glamping in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for glamping


/ (ˈglæmpɪŋ) /

  1. a form of camping in which participants enjoy physical comforts associated with more luxurious types of holiday

Origin of glamping

C21: blend of glamorous + camping

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