an act of defecation.
Slang: Sometimes Vulgar.
falsehood, exaggeration, propaganda, or the like.
refuse; rubbish; junk; litter: Will you clean up that crap!
Vulgar. to defecate.
Slang: Sometimes Vulgar. to talk nonsense to; attempt to deceive.
crap around, Slang: Sometimes Vulgar.
to behave in a foolish or silly manner.
to avoid work.
crap on, Slang: Sometimes Vulgar.
to treat badly, especially by humiliating, insulting, or slighting.
to cause misery, misfortune, or discomfort.
crap up, Slang: Sometimes Vulgar. to botch, ruin, or cheapen; make a mess of.
Other definitions for crap (2 of 2)
(in craps) a losing throw, in which the total on the two dice is 2, 3, or 12.
Also called seven out . (in the game of craps) to throw a 7 rather than make one's point.
Slang. to abandon a project, activity, etc., because of fear, cowardice, exhaustion, loss of enthusiasm, etc.
Slang. to break a promise or fail to fulfill a duty or obligation; renege.
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How to use crap in a sentence
If you want to deter them from trying this crap again, you have to change their expectations about how painful it will be to try again & fail.
We are witnessing absolute banana republic crap in the United States Capitol right now.Congress members under siege in Capitol tweet their shock and frustration | Danielle Abril | January 6, 2021 | Fortune
Marie Kondo has contacted me personally to plead that I not decrease Jesse’s joy by crowding his home with more crap.
They were kicking the crap out of the Vikings in the first half, and then Kirk Cousins found something, even though his QBR for the game was trash.
This isn’t just about taking a bunch of standard crap, mixing it in mixing bowl, and making Cheetos out of it, or whatever.Would you like “milk” with that Impossible burger? | James Temple | October 20, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
British Dictionary definitions for crap (1 of 2)
a losing throw in the game of craps
another name for craps
British Dictionary definitions for crap (2 of 2)
(intr) another word for defecate
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Other Idioms and Phrases with crap
In addition to the idioms beginning with crap
- crap around
- crap out
- crap up
- cut the comedy (crap)
- full of crap
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