larp

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LARP

(lɑːp)
n
(Other Non-sporting Hobbies) a type of role-playing game in which each participant assumes a particular character and acts out various scenarios at events which last for a predetermined time
vb
(Other Non-sporting Hobbies) (intr) to participate in such an event
[C20: from l(ive) a(ction) r(ole-)p(laying)]
ˈLARPer n
ˈLARPing n

larp

- The secretion from eucalyptus.
See also related terms for secretion.
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Later in the promo clip, Clive discovers that the victim is actually a LARPer. Since Clive isn't familiar with LARPing, Ravi helps him understand what the term is.
This month Canadian civil society leaders sent Prime Minister Stephen 1 larper a set of recommendations on the role that Canada should play to advance the objective of a nuclear weapons-free world.
He doesn't understand that there is often a big difference between, say, a hard-core LARPer and a casual-to-moderate online gamer; for the former, the activity represents something deeply important, while for the latter it's simply a hobby, not particularly different from the regular diet of SportsCenter once a day and a few football or basketball games per week that many sports fans subsist on.
It's not fun, its not silly, it has nothing to do with being a futuristic cowboy LARPer. It just reduces McCree to another bland male sex symbol, with his shredded abs and whatnot.
"I did larping in the forest for 10 days with a Master Larper from Sweden who was paid by his Government to encourage this form of art.
Seeking human virgins for a group feeding in the baron's honor, Guillermo introduces the vampires to a community-college club of LARPers (Live Action Role Players); Nadja turns up her nose.
As immersive as that may be for LARPers (that's live action roleplayers, for the uninitiated), nothing breaks the fourth wall quicker than asking for cutlery, or to view the vegan options.
Speaking about his project, titled Stone Frigate (a term given to onshore Royal Navy bases), Matt said: "I hope that the Stone Frigate offers people the opportunity to get involved in and engage with something they might not have experienced - whether they are 'LARPers' or not - as well as helping to reinvigorate knowledge about an intriguing and important part of Kielder's history."
In an interview with two experienced WoWand D&D players and larpers, 25-year-old Mathias and Samuel, they started off by discussing literary fantasy but seamlessly moved on to discuss the remediation of already established fantasy universes.
While News Corp, Disney, and company are masters at legitimation, they need as much help at creation as do bloggers, fan producers, folks with Tumblrs, knitters, LARPers, and X-Acto knife-wielders.
My own mental musings on this topic have been bolstered by a new book, Larpers and Shroomers: the Language Report, by Susie Dent, writer and language expert on the television quiz Countdown.
'Larpers and Shroomers: The Language Report' by Susie Dent identifies the words or expressions from each year that became fashionable by being used a lot.