Definition of campfire in English:


Line breaks: camp|fire
Pronunciation: /ˈkampfʌɪə


  • An open-air fire in a camp, used for cooking and as a focal point for social activity: after cooking, we sat around a campfire swapping stories [as modifier]: campfire songs
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    • It was a nice camp out in the woods, with canoes, campfires and songs.
    • One camp I know eliminated its weekly campfires because too many campers complained that they were boring.
    • A few lights from campfires at the canyon campground flickered in the distance.

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