campfire campfire  /ˈkæmp ˌfaɪ ər/


  • (n) a small outdoor fire for warmth or cooking (as at a camp)


  1. He sang Kumbayah around the campfire naked, gave a speech to the entire camp naked and played the violin in a talent show naked.
  2. Golf still has a strong association with rich people--although as a practical matter, the people sitting around a campfire with a vacationing President are also likely to be rich.
  3. Starchitect Santiago Calatrava's Chicago Spire was supposed to evoke the image of a smoke spiral rising from a campfire along the Chicago River.


  1. Galena Creek presents cowboy poetry at Campfire Friday

    Cowboy Poetry is the topic of Galena Creek Visitor Center's first Friday night campfire of the year from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Friday at 18250 Mount Rose Highway.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reno Gazette-Journal

  2. Jazz up the classic campfire s'more

    Three simple ingredients — a marshmallow, a piece of chocolate and two graham crackers. The symbol of summer and campfire snacking.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Columbian

  3. Campfire blamed for Lode blaze

    VALLEY SPRINGS - State fire investigators are asking witnesses to come forward with information about a campfire that escaped June 3 and started a blaze that burned 7 acres and destroyed two residences in the Rancho Calaveras subdivision near Valley...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Stockton Record

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  1. "The analogy I have used is that of an electronic campfire," Bochco said. "I'm the camp counselor, and my job is to tell a couple of really nifty little stories that will inspire everybody else around the campfire to start sharing their...
    on Mar 18, 2007 By: Steven Bochco Source: Akron Beacon Journal

  2. "I was just telling a story ...... kind of like a slap your knee around the campfire having a good time," said Afroman, 32, whose real name is Joseph Foreman. "I was just having fun. It is a stew. It's like a gumbo."
    on Jul 5, 2007 By: Afroman Source: FOXNews

  3. "We were thinking about having a campfire and all singing Kumbaya here this afternoon a little bit just so we could get our spirits up," Childress said. "I've got to tell you with this football team they want to be accountable to each other....
    on Oct 1, 2007 By: Brad Childress Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription)

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