[ krap-ee ]
/ ˈkræp i /

adjective, crap·pi·er, crap·pi·est. Slang: Sometimes Vulgar.

extremely bad, unpleasant, or inferior; lousy: crappy weather.
nasty, humiliating, insulting, or unfair: What a crappy thing to say about anyone!
cheaply made or done; shoddy: a crappy job.

Nearby words

  1. crape myrtle,
  2. crapehanger,
  3. crapola,
  4. crapper,
  5. crappie,
  6. craps,
  7. crapshoot,
  8. crapshooter,
  9. crapulence,
  10. crapulent

Origin of crappy

An Americanism dating back to 1840–50; crap1 + -y1

Related formscrap·pi·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Word Origin and History for crappier



1846, from crap (n.) + -y (2). Related: Crappily; crappiness.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper