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Definition of "camper" [camp•er]

  • One that camps, such as a person lodging temporarily in a tent or cabin. (noun)
  • A motor vehicle with space and equipment, either in a rear compartment or in an attached trailer, for sleeping and simple housekeeping, used for camping and recreational travel. (noun)
  • The rear compartment or attached trailer of such a vehicle. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "camper" in a sentence
  • "Sleeping in your truck camper is iffy and risky, IMHO."
  • "The lady in the doorway believed herself confronted by a "camper" -- one of those flitting birds of outer darkness who have no religion of their own, but who are always putting that of others to the proof."
  • "What was happening on the floor of the camper was a scene straight out of a stag film, the kind of movie a bunch of guys get together and watch while polishing off a few six -"