141 definitions by mandingoe

something considered amusing not because of its originality but because of its unoriginality. According to Susan Sontag, "The essence of Camp is its love of the unnatural: of artifice and exaggeration. And Camp is esoteric -- something of a private code, a badge of identity even, among small urban cliques." (Notes on Camp)
Campy movies: Attack of the 50-foot Woman, Plan 9 From Outer Space, The Tingler, Barbarella

Other examples: Baltimore, The National Enquirer, fake fur, Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass, Tiki, and polyester plaids

"I love disco precisely why everyone else seems to dislike it: disco is just so darn campy."
mandingoe tərəfindən 06 İyun 2004
The right rear seat of a car.
Driver "Let's hit the road."
Teen 1 "Shotgun!"
Teen 2 "Cobain!"
Mandingoe tərəfindən 23 May 2004
1 aka a real job; a job with heath insurance; as opposed to an internship or the wonderful world of retail

2 a primary job; a day job
This isn't just another interview. This is for a job job.

I'm an editor--primarily of technical documentation for my JOB job, but I also dabbling in things like web site authoring on the side.
mandingoe tərəfindən 06 İyun 2004
Green tea is the new aloe.
Green tea can cure cancer, lupus, shingles, and hemroids.

Barberess at Hairkuttery: Would you like the tea tree shampoo?
Contra-Dictionarian: What's that?
Barberess at Hairkuttery: Green tea is the new aloe.
Contra-Dictionarian: Sweet - maybe that will cure my crabs.
Mandingoe tərəfindən 08 Aprel 2006
most certainly; without a doubt
Would you like another canape?
Fo sho!
mandingoe tərəfindən 08 İyun 2004
1. advance notice

2. a warning
Just wanted to give you a heads up so you'll be expecting his call.
mandingoe tərəfindən 18 Yanvar 2005
Mispelling of guinea, derogatory slang for Italian
"Go 'head, now I'll kill you. You guinea brat you."
- Carlo in The Godfather
mandingoe tərəfindən 28 Aprel 2004

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