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Etymology 1

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From Middle English; related to Dutch krappe, from krappen, Old French crappe, Anglo-Latin crappa, "chaff".

The word is etymologically not connected with the reputed inventor of the flushing toilet, Thomas Crapper.

Noun

Singular
crap

Plural
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crap ({{{1}}})
  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, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) 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, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Faeces or feces; a euphemism for shit.
    I have to take a crap
Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to crap

Third person singular
crap

Simple past
ing

Past participle
-

Present participle
p

to crap (third-person singular simple present crap, present participle p, simple past and past participle ing)
  1. (slang) To defecate.
Derived terms
  • crap on - (UK) To talk at length in a foolish or boring way.

Interjection

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.

Etymology 2

From "crab's eyes"

Noun

Singular
crap

Plural
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crap ({{{1}}})
  1. A losing throw of 2, 3 or 12 in craps
Derived terms

Romanian

Etymology

Bulgarian крап

Pronunciation

Noun

crap m. (plural crapi)

  1. carp

Declension


Romansch

Pronunciation

Noun

crap m. (plural craps)

  1. stone

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