batcrap

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Etymology[edit]

bat +‎ crap, as a euphemism for batshit.

Adjective[edit]

batcrap (comparative more batcrap, superlative most batcrap)

  1. (slang) Too irrational to be dealt with sanely.
    • 2007, The Comics Journal, Issues 280-283, page 89:
      What I like is a certain ambiguity in a story, but I've come to understand over the years that that drives most people absolutely batcrap!
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batcrap (comparative more batcrap, superlative most batcrap)

  1. (slang) Used as an intensifier, particularly for insane or synonyms.
    • 2011, Gary Paulsen, Liar, Liar: The Theory, Practice and Destructive Properties of Deception, Wendy Lamb Books (2011), ISBN 9780385740012, page 56:
      That kind of behavior made me more certain than ever that, once he was pushed to batcrap-crazy extremes, he'd be forced to see the depth of his obsessions, and then he'd start to develop a more realistic perspective on the whole health nut thing.
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Noun[edit]

batcrap (uncountable)

  1. (slang) Nonsense, hogwash.
    • 1968, Leslie Waller, The Family, G. P. Putnam's Sons, page 315:
      "God, that is such… such batcrap!" Edith exploded.
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