crap

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Etymology 1[edit]

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.

Noun[edit]

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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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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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 2[edit]

From "crab's eyes"

Noun[edit]

crap (plural craps)

  1. (gambling) A losing throw of 2, 3 or 12 in craps.
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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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