Crap



[krap] /kræp/

noun
1.
Vulgar.

2.
Slang: Sometimes Vulgar.

3.
refuse; rubbish; junk; litter:
Will you clean up that crap!
verb (used without object), crapped, crapping.
4.
Vulgar. to defecate.
verb (used with object), crapped, crapping.
5.
Slang: Sometimes Vulgar. to talk nonsense to; attempt to deceive.
Verb phrases
6.
crap around, Slang: Sometimes Vulgar.

7.
crap on, Slang: Sometimes Vulgar.

8.
crap up, Slang: Sometimes Vulgar. to botch, ruin, or cheapen; make a mess of.
[krap] /kræp/
noun
1.
(in craps) a losing throw, in which the total on the two dice is 2, 3, or 12.
2.
.
Verb phrases, past and past participle crapped, present participle crapping.
3.
crap out,

/kræp/
noun
1.
a losing throw in the game of craps
2.
another name for craps
/kræp/
noun
1.
nonsense
2.
rubbish
3.
another word for faeces
verb craps, crapping, crapped
4.
(intransitive) another word for defecate
v.

“defecate,” 1846, from one of a cluster of words generally applied to things cast off or discarded (e.g. “weeds growing among corn” (early 15c.), “residue from renderings” (late 15c.), underworld slang for “money” (18c.), and in Shropshire, “dregs of beer or ale”), all probably from Middle English crappe “grain that was trodden underfoot in a barn, chaff” (mid-15c.), from Middle French crape “siftings,” from Old French crappe, from Medieval Latin crappa, crapinum “chaff.” Related: Crapped; crapping.

Despite folk etymology insistence, not from Thomas Crapper (1837-1910) who was, however, a busy plumber and may have had some minor role in the development of modern toilets. The name Crapper is a northern form of Cropper (attested from 1221), an occupational surname, obviously, but the exact reference is unclear.
n.

“act of defecation,” 1898; see crap (v.). Sense of “rubbish, nonsense” also first recorded 1898.

interjection

An exclamation of disbelief, disgust, disappointment, rejection, etc; fuck, shit: Oh, crap, I broke it again (1930s+)

noun

verb

Related Terms

all that kind of crap, full of shit, shoot the bull

[by extension fr Middle English crap, ”chaff, siftings of grain, residue”]

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Crapaud

    [kra-poh, krap-oh] /kræˈpoʊ, ˈkræp oʊ/ noun 1. a species of large frog, Leptodactylus pentadactylus, resembling a bullfrog, inhabiting South and Central America, and having deep orange or red coloring on the legs and sides during the breeding season, the rest of the body being dark-green or brown with black markings. /ˈkræpəʊ; ˈkrɑː-/ noun 1. (Caribbean) […]

  • Crapaudback

    noun See calabaza



  • Crape

    [kreyp] /kreɪp/ noun, verb (used with object), craped, craping. 1. . [kreyp] /kreɪp/ noun 1. a lightweight fabric of silk, cotton, or other fiber, with a finely crinkled or ridged surface. 2. a usually black band or piece of this material, worn as a token of mourning. 3. a thin, light, delicate pancake. 4. . […]

  • Crapehanger

    [kreyp-hang-er] /ˈkreɪpˌhæŋ ər/ noun 1. a person who sees the gloomy side of things; pessimist.



Disclaimer: Crap definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.