Main definitions of crap in English

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crap1

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noun

vulgar slang
  • 1Something of extremely poor quality.

    1. 1.1Nonsense.
      balderdash, gibberish, claptrap, blarney, guff, blather, blether
    2. 1.2Rubbish; junk.
      refuse, waste, garbage, litter, discarded matter, debris, detritus, scrap, dross
  • 2Excrement.

    1. 2.1An act of defecation.

Pronunciation

crap

/krap/ /kræp/

intransitive verbintransitive verb craps, intransitive verb crapping, intransitive verb crapped

[no object] vulgar slang
  • 1Defecate.

  • 2crap onmainly British Talk at length in a foolish or boring way.

Pronunciation

crap

/krap/ /kræp/

adjective

vulgar slang British
  • Extremely poor in quality.

    substandard, poor, inferior, second-rate, second-class, unsatisfactory, inadequate, unacceptable, not up to scratch, not up to par, deficient, imperfect, defective, faulty, shoddy, amateurish, careless, negligent

Pronunciation

crap

/krap/ /kræp/

Origin

Late Middle English related to Dutch krappe, from krappen ‘pluck or cut off’, and perhaps also to Old French crappe ‘siftings’, Anglo-Latin crappa ‘chaff’. The original sense was ‘chaff’, later ‘residue from rendering fat’, also ‘dregs of beer’. Current senses date from the late 19th century.

Main definitions of crap in English

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crap2

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noun

North American
  • A losing throw of 2, 3, or 12 in craps.

Pronunciation

crap

/krap/ /kræp/

intransitive verb

[no object]North American
  • 1crap out informal Make a losing throw at craps.

    • ‘he put all his chips on the table and rolled the dice—sooner or later he had to crap out’
    1. 1.1Withdraw from or give up on a game or activity because of fear or fatigue.
      ‘when entrepreneurs get to $1 billion they crap out and turn their companies over to others’
      • ‘That's when you're in a band and your bassist craps out on you.’
      • ‘Hubert was a huffing and puffing and smoking, and his heart was ready to crap out.’
      • ‘That was my chance to strike up a conversation, but oh no, my heart had to crap out right then and there.’
    2. 1.2Fail in what one is attempting to do.
      • ‘the Rams almost crapped out late in the game’
    3. 1.3(of a machine) break down.
      ‘his teleprompter crapped out’
      • ‘My DVR crapped out and I lost everything before I was able to watch.’
      • ‘This means that there is a very good chance that the cable modem will crap out at some point today.’
      • ‘Chris was also converting images into DIVs, and he probably noticed that as the DIV count increased on screen, the browsers would crap out.’

Pronunciation

crap

/krap/ /kræp/

Origin

Early 20th century from craps.