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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A place for nerds to go when they want to feel less nerdy about themselves.
Did you see those crazy people at the larp? Man, they must have no lives. *goes back to playing magic cards and dnd in dark, secluded rooms*
by Akasha January 20, 2005
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"Man, I saw a whole bunch of plebs doing Live Action Role Play the other day, I couldnt help but piss myself"
by ASCii February 09, 2005
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The stupidest hobby since dancing. Combine the geekiness of DnD with the fruitiness of improv theatre, and you're in the ball park. LARP should be discouraged in all it's forms, though LARPers are as fun to laugh at as those cosplay freaks.
LARPers are social outcasts who need real lives.
by Betterthanyouguy March 26, 2005
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