See also: CRAP and crăp

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kɹæp/
  • Rhymes: -æp
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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English crap, also in plural: crappen, crappys, craps (chaff; buckwheat), from Old French crappe, crapin (chaff) (compare Medieval Latin crappa pl, also crapinum), from Old Dutch krappen (to cut off, pluck off) (whence Middle Dutch crappe, crap (a chop, cutlet), whence Dutch krip (a steak)). Related to crop.

NounEdit

crap (usually uncountable, plural craps)

  1. (obsolete) The husk of grain; chaff.
  2. (slang, mildly vulgar, uncountable) Something worthless or of poor quality; junk.
    The long-running game show went from offering good prizes to crap in no time.
  3. (slang, mildly vulgar, uncountable) Nonsense; something untrue.
    The college student boasted of completing a 10,000-word essay on Shakespeare, but that claim was utter crap.
  4. (slang, mildly vulgar) Faeces/feces.
    I stepped in some dog crap that was on the sidewalk.
  5. (slang, mildly vulgar, countable) An act of defecation.
    I have to take a crap.
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  • (faeces): poop, poo, dump, shit. Note: often used as a less vulgar synonym for, or minced form of, shit in all its senses.
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VerbEdit

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

  1. (mildly vulgar, slang, intransitive) To defecate.
    That soup tasted funny, and now I need to crap.
  2. (mildly vulgar, slang, transitive) To defecate in or on (clothing etc.).
    He almost crapped his pants from fright.
  3. (India, mildly vulgar, slang, transitive) To bullshit.
    Don't try to crap me: I know you're lying.
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AdjectiveEdit

crap (comparative crapper, superlative crappest)

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

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, dice games) A losing throw of 2, 3, or 12 in craps.
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Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old French crappe.

NounEdit

crap (plural crappes)

  1. chaff, siftings of grain.

DescendantsEdit

  • English: crap
  • Yola: crap

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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NounEdit

crap m (plural crapi)

  1. Cyprinus carpio; European carp, common carp

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RomanschEdit

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crap m (plural craps)

  1. stone

YolaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English crap.

NounEdit

crap (plural crapès)

  1. part of a faggot or bush, withered furze, cut, but not made into faggots.

ReferencesEdit

  • Jacob Poole (1867), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith