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glamping

[ glam-ping ]
/ ˈglæm pɪŋ /
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noun Informal.
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.
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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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British Dictionary definitions for glamping

glamping
/ (ˈglæmpɪŋ) /

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

Word Origin for glamping

C21: blend of glamorous + camping
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