LARP

/ (lɑːp) /

noun

a type of role-playing game in which each participant assumes a particular character and acts out various scenarios at events which last for a predetermined time

verb

(intr) to participate in such an event

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Derived forms of LARP

LARPer, nounLARPing, noun

Word Origin for LARP

C20: from l (ive) a (ction) r (ole-) p (laying)
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