crap

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
crap

Plural
craps

  1. (slang); (vulgar) An impolite way of saying feces.
    I have to take a crap.
  2. (vulgar) Something that is not good or is of poor quality.
    This food is crap!
  3. (vulgar) Something that is nonsense.
    The college student wrote a 10,000-word essay on Shakespeare, but the professor judged it to be nothing but utter crap.

Usage note[change]

  • Crap is a little bit vulgar, and often used as a more polite version of shit (which is more vulgar).

Verb[change]

Plain form
crap

Third-person singular
craps

Past tense
crapped

Past participle
crapped

Present participle
crapping

  1. (slang) To defecate.

Interjection[change]

Interjection
crap

  1. (slang) A saying that shows worry, fear, surprise, disgust, annoyance or dismay.
    Oh crap! The other driver's going to hit my car!
    Crap! I lost again.