- be a happy camper
- (not) be a happy camper
British & American, humorous, British, humorous
to be annoyed about a situation.
Her computer crashed an hour ago and she's lost a morning's work - she's not a happy camper.
New idioms dictionary. 2014.
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happy camper — UK US noun [C] INFORMAL ► someone who is happy and satisfied, for example, with their job or a product: » Give me what fits and has a good price on it, she said, and I m a happy camper … Financial and business terms
happy camper — Camper Camp er, n. 1. One who lodges temporarily in a hut or camp, especially who sleeps in a wilderness for recreation. [1913 Webster] 2. A person who stays at a summer camp or day camp. [PJC] 3. A vehicle, such as a small truck, or a pickup… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
happy camper — noun : one who is content * * * Slang. a person who is cheerful and satisfied: There were no happy campers after the company was reorganized. * * * happy camper informal phrase someone who is happy or satisfied with a situation Thesaurus: people… … Useful english dictionary
happy camper — n. a happy person. (Often in the negative.) □ Fred flunked algebra and he is not a happy camper. □ I am not a happy camper. I am tired, hungry, and I need a shower … Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions
happy camper — a person who is happy most of the time Jack s a happy camper today. He s smiling and whistling … English idioms
happy camper — noun One who is thoroughly content or satisfied. I will be a happy camper when they fix the potholes on my commute … Wiktionary
Happy camper — person who is very pleased (usually used with a negative): He was not a happy camper after he lost his licence … Dictionary of Australian slang
happy camper — Australian Slang person who is very pleased (usually used with a negative): He was not a happy camper after he lost his licence … English dialects glossary
happy camper — /hæpi ˈkæmpə/ (say hapee kampuh) noun Colloquial (often with a negative) a person who is very pleased: he was not a happy camper after losing his wallet … Australian English dictionary
happy camper — Slang. a person who is cheerful and satisfied: There were no happy campers after the company was reorganized. * * * … Universalium
happy camper — informal someone who is happy or satisfied with a situation … English dictionary