the closest internet addicts get to reality
"i got off that dating site to do LARP at the park with my roommates."
by bifftannon October 11, 2012

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To act as someone else in a, usually, ad-libbed play.

Often generalized into Fantasy-roleplaying and escapism. However, Civil War reenactments are often left out of this catagory, despite the obvious need for inclusion.
"Yo, they are gonna have a LARP at the Medieval fair tonight!"
by Sciencemile May 10, 2006

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Live Action Role Play...very fun...very very fun

Knight Realms is a fun LARP!
by Drew June 10, 2003

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Acronym that stands for:
Linux / Apache / Ruby / Postgres.
or
Linux / Apache / Rails / Postgres

A new rapid development web framework stack.
This is derived of the popular LAMP acronym that stands for:
Linux / Apache / Mysql / (PHP|Perl|Python)
Ruby on Rails is part of a LARP stack.
http://www.rubyonrails.org
by Isidore Ducasse May 01, 2005

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Long Ass Research Paper
Shit son, I gotta write a LARP tonight!
by UDicted April 21, 2009

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A person who loses all verbal and motor skills after drinking copious amounts of liquor.
Coming home from the pub last night, Lauren fell down the Beaumont Hill again. What a Larp.
by Beaumontgal April 27, 2009

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In the context of Martial Arts, to practice in a way that more resembles a Role Playing Game than an actual fight, and/or to overdo it with terms from other languages, elaborate costumes, etc.

One may LARP as a Samurai or Ninja (Aikido, Budo Taijutsu/Ninpo), Buddhist monk (Shaolin Kung Fu),special forces soldier (systema, various forms of "street self defense), even a member of another culture in your own country (52 hand blocks).
Did you see those idiots dressed as ninjas demonstrating how to beat a sword with horse stance? Total LARP.
by Lelouche September 07, 2007

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