crappy

[ 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

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Word Origin and History for crappier

crappy

adj.

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper