See also: CRAP and crăp

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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"; > Middle Dutch crappe, crap(a chop, cutlet); > Dutch krip(a steak)). Related to crop.

NounEdit

crap ‎(usually uncountable, plural craps)

  1. (obsolete) The husk of grain; chaff.
  2. (slang, mildly vulgar) Something of poor quality.
    The long-running game show went from offering good prizes to crap in no time.
  3. (slang, mildly 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, mildly vulgar) Faeces or feces.
  5. (slang, mildly vulgar, countable) An act of defecation.
    I have to take a crap.
  6. (slang, mildly vulgar) Useless object or entity.
    What is that? It's just a bunch of crap.
  7. (slang, vulgar, in the plural) diarrhea.

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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 Britain, 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, dice games) 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