crap

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Inflections of 'crap' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
craps
v 3rd person singular
crapping
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
crapped
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
crapped
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
crap1 /kræp/USA pronunciation   n., v.,  crapped, crap•ping. 
n. 
  1. Slang TermsVulgar.
  2. Slang Terms[uncountable] Slang. (sometimes vulgar ). nonsense;
    false statements;
    exaggeration.
  3. junk;
    litter:[uncountable]Get rid of all this crap in your room.

v. [no object]
  1. Slang TermsVulgar. to defecate.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
crap1  (krap),USA pronunciation n., v.,  crapped, crap•ping. 
n. 
  1. Slang Terms[Vulgar.]
    • excrement.
    • an act of defecation.
  2. Slang Terms(sometimes vulgar).
    • nonsense;
      drivel.
    • falsehood, exaggeration, propaganda, or the like.
  3. refuse;
    rubbish;
    junk;
    litter:Will you clean up that crap!

v.i. 
  1. Slang Terms[Vulgar.]to defecate.

v.t. 
  1. Slang Terms(sometimes vulgar). to talk nonsense to;
    attempt to deceive.
  2. crap around, Slang (sometimes vulgar).
    • to behave in a foolish or silly manner.
    • to avoid work.
  3. crap on, Slang (sometimes vulgar).
    • to treat badly, esp. by humiliating, insulting, or slighting.
    • to cause misery, misfortune, or discomfort.
  4. crap up, Slang (sometimes vulgar). to botch, ruin, or cheapen;
    make a mess of.
  • Middle Dutch (not recorded until 16th century) krappe anything cut off or separated
  • late Middle English crap chaff 1375–1425

crap2  (krap),USA pronunciation n. v.,  crapped, crap•ping. 
n. 
  1. Games(in craps) a losing throw, in which the total on the two dice is 2, 3, or 12.
  2. Gamescraps.

v. 
  1. Gamescrap out: 
    • , GamesAlso called  seven out. (in the game of craps) to throw a 7 rather than make one's point.
    • , Slang Terms[Slang.]to abandon a project, activity, etc., because of fear, cowardice, exhaustion, loss of enthusiasm, etc.
    • , Slang Terms[Slang.]to break a promise or fail to fulfill a duty or obligation;
      renege.
  • back formation from craps 1835–45, American.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
crap /kræp/ n
  1. a losing throw in the game of craps
  2. another name for craps
Etymology: 20th Century: back formation from craps
crap /kræp/ slang n
  1. nonsense
  2. rubbish
  3. another word for faeces
vb (craps, crapping, crapped)
  1. (intransitive)
    another word for defecate
Etymology: 15th Century crappe chaff, from Middle Dutch, probably from crappen to break off
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