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1. An outdoor fire in a camp, used for cooking or warmth: sat around the campfire, telling scary stories.
2. A meeting held around such a fire.


an outdoor fire in a camp, esp one used for cooking or as a focal point for community events



1. an outdoor fire for warmth or cooking, as at a camp.
2. a reunion of soldiers, scouts, etc.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.campfire - a small outdoor fire for warmth or cooking (as at a camp)campfire - a small outdoor fire for warmth or cooking (as at a camp)
fire - the event of something burning (often destructive); "they lost everything in the fire"
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The fool has had no more sense than to jump at a woodcutter's campfire, and has burned his feet," said Father Wolf with a grunt.
Shere Khan had jumped at a woodcutter's campfire, as Father Wolf had said, and was furious from the pain of his burned feet.
We've told yarns by the campfire in the prairies, and dressed one another's wounds after trying a landing at the Marquesas, and drunk healths on the shore of Titicaca.
The Manyuema hesitated, then one of them flung his torch into the campfire.
They took his mind back a long way, to a campfire on a sandbar in a Western river, and he wished he could go back and sit down with them.
A man stepped out of the darkness into the little illuminated circle about our failing campfire and seated himself upon a rock.
Sign language--that was all we could talk with, till they led me to a big fly--you know, half a tent, open on the one side where a campfire burned.
In a moment the men came running gaily from their campfires and began loading.
During the preceding night he had noted the campfires of several posses.
An' right here I want to remark," Bill went on, "that that animal's familyarity with campfires is suspicious an' immoral.
And when we go down country roads we'll sing as we go along, and we'll sing by the campfires, too.
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