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glamping

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡlampɪŋ
 
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Definition of glamping in English:

noun

[mass noun] British informal
A form of camping involving accommodation and facilities more luxurious than those associated with traditional camping: glamping is likely to satisfy any city slicker seeking a little refuge in nature—without foregoing any of life’s luxuries
More example sentences
  • Two-thirds said they were more attracted to the idea of glamping than to traditional camping.
  • Tapping into the glamping trend, the British tour operator has expanded its range of tents and mobile homes and commissioned the Lodge Deluxe to satisfy the desires of the discerning camper.
  • Put away the tent pegs, we're going glamping.

Origin

early 21st century: blend of glamorous and camping.

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