Campy and Exaggerated


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Campy adjective – Providing sophisticated amusement by virtue of having artificially (and vulgarly) mannered or banal or sentimental qualities.
Exaggerated and campy are semantically related. in dramatic topic. In some cases you can use "Exaggerated" instead an adjective "Campy".
Nearby Word: camper
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Exaggerated adjective – Extended beyond normal or realistic bounds.
Campy and exaggerated are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Campy" instead an adjective "Exaggerated".
Nearby Words: exaggeration, exaggeratedly, exaggerating, exaggerative
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  • Drag Queen One of the episodes of Michiko & Hatchin has the two meeting a man who has an acting career dressing as women (though in a normal style instead of campy and exaggerated).
    Source: Drag Queen
  • Camping Episode Has nothing to do with "Camp" (the exaggerated theatrical style) but you can have a campy camping episode.
  • Film / Black Scorpion It was very campy, almost like a live-action Silver Age comic book, using deliberately exaggerated and unrealistic characters and events to comic effect.
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