What Does CAMPING Mean?

CAMPING means Staying In One Spot in an online gaming context.

In gaming, the term CAMPING refers to the tactic of "Staying In One Spot" for an extended period of time, usually in order to ambush other players.

CAMPING is a controversial tactic, typically used in FPS (First Person Shooter) games. The main objection is that it gives the CAMPING player an unfair advantage, whilst they are actually contributing nothing to the game.

Summary of Key Points

"Staying In One Spot" is the most common definition for CAMPING on online gaming forums.
Definition:Staying In One Spot
Type:Slang Word (Jargon)
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers


Examples of CAMPING in Sentences

Here is an example of CAMPING being used in an online conversation:
  • Jock: That NEWB took me out again!
  • Jen: Someone needs to tell him that there is no honor in CAMPING.

Example of CAMPING Used in a Text

Using CAMPING on a Cell Phone (SMS Texts, Whatsapp, or Snapchat)


See Also

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