Definition of camper in English:


Line breaks: camp¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈkampə


1A person who spends a holiday in a tent or holiday camp: the site offers washing facilities for campers
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  • Emerging from the tent I saw the campers around us were hastily packing everything up and then dragging all their soaking gear to the shelter of the kitchen area, huddling there wet and cramped.
  • Christmas is looming ever closer, and this morning on the radio warnings were going out to holiday campers, to have a contingency for possible evacuations, in the event of fire.
  • The controlled operation will help protect campers and holidaymakers from loose rocks falling towards the Mount Maunganui hot pools and motor camp this summer.
2 (also camper van) British A large motor vehicle with living accommodation.
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  • The accident on the Perth to Inverness road involved a Transit van, a camper van and a Volkswagen Polo thought to be from the continent.
  • Someone's car had blocked our camper van in and we had to leave.
  • The applicant in that case had serious health problems and had, he alleged, been evicted from accommodation and compelled to live in a camper van so that his health deteriorated and he had to be taken to hospital.
2.1North American A caravan.
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  • Where the road ends and wilderness begins, horse trailers, campers, and trucks are parked.
  • Do not carry or drink alcoholic beverages outside of campers or trailers.
  • It features tents, campers, fishing gear, boats, kayaks and outerwear, making your camping experience enjoyable.

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