crappy

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Etymology[edit]

crap +‎ -y

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Adjective[edit]

crappy (comparative crappier, superlative crappiest)

  1. (chiefly North America, colloquial, mildly vulgar) Of very poor quality; unpleasant; distasteful.
    That is such a crappy car.
    The referee just made a really crappy call.
    The food there used to be good but now it's crappy.
  2. (chiefly North America, colloquial, mildly vulgar, especially with "feel") Bad, sick, or depressed.
    I'm feeling really crappy - I think I need some fresh air.
  3. (chiefly North America, colloquial, mildly vulgar) Covered in crap (faeces/feces).
    Put the crappy diapers in the blue pail and the wet ones in the yellow pail.

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  • Nouns to which "crappy" is often applied: job, day, weather, thing, food, movie, apartment, life, service, mood, hotel, car, phone, town, product, attitude, software, household goods.

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