Last modified on 24 August 2014, at 21:55

crap

See also: CRAP

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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English crappe, also in plural: crappen, crappys, craps (chaff; buckwheat), from Old French crappe, crapin ("chaff"; compare Medieval Latin crappa (plural), also crapinum), from Old Dutch krappen (to cut off, pluck off). Related to crop.

NounEdit

crap (usually uncountable, plural craps)

  1. (obsolete) The husk of grain; chaff.
  2. (slang) Something of poor quality.
    The long-running game show went from offering good prizes to crap in no time.
  3. (slang, vulgar) Something that is rubbish; nonsense.
    The college student boasted of completing a 10,000-word essay on Shakespeare, but the professor judged it as utter crap.
  4. (slang, vulgar) Faeces or feces.
  5. (slang, vulgar, countable) An act of defecation.
    I have to take a crap
  6. (slang) Useless object or entity.
    What is that? It's just a bunch of crap
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VerbEdit

crap (third-person singular simple present craps, present participle crapping, simple past and past participle crapped)

  1. (vulgar, slang) To defecate.
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AdjectiveEdit

crap (comparative crapper, superlative crappest)

  1. (chiefly UK, colloquial, somewhat vulgar) Of poor quality.
    I drove an old crap car for ten years before buying a new one.
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crap

  1. (slang) Expression of worry, fear, shock, surprise, disgust, annoyance or dismay.
    Oh crap! The other driver's going to hit my car!
    Crap! I lost the game.
    What the crap?!
    Aw, crap, I have to start over again from the beginning of the level.
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Etymology 2Edit

From "crab's eyes"

NounEdit

crap (plural craps)

  1. (gambling) A losing throw of 2, 3 or 12 in craps.
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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Serbo-Croatian and Bulgarian крап (krap), krap.

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crap m (plural crapi)

  1. Cyprinus carpio; European carp, common carp

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crap m (plural craps)

  1. stone