There are 2 definitions of crap in English:

crap1

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vulgar slang

noun

[mass noun]
1Something of extremely poor quality.
1.1Nonsense.
1.2Unwanted articles; rubbish.
2Excrement.
2.1 [count noun] An act of defecation.

verb (craps, crapping, crapped)

[no object] Back to top  
1Defecate.
2 (crap on) Talk at length in a foolish or boring way.

adjective

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Extremely poor in quality.

Origin

Middle English: related to Dutch krappe, from krappen 'pluck or cut off', and perhaps also to Old French crappe 'siftings', Anglo-Latin crappa 'chaff'. The original sense was 'chaff', later 'residue from rendering fat', also 'dregs of beer'. Current senses date from the late 19th century.

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apt in the circumstances or relation to something

There are 2 definitions of crap in English:

crap2

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North American

noun

A losing throw of 2, 3, or 12 in craps.

verb

[no object] (crap out) informal Back to top  
1Make a losing throw at craps: he put all his chips on the table and rolled the dice—sooner or later he had to crap out
1.1Give up an activity because of fear or fatigue: when entrepreneurs get to $1 billion they crap out and turn their companies over to others
More example sentences
  • That's when you're in a band and your bassist craps out on you.
  • Hubert was a huffing and puffing and smoking, and his heart was ready to crap out.
  • That was my chance to strike up a conversation, but oh no, my heart had to crap out right then and there.
1.2Fail in an attempt: the Rams almost crapped out late in the game
1.3(Of a machine) break down: his teleprompter crapped out
More example sentences
  • My DVR crapped out and I lost everything before I was able to watch.
  • This means that there is a very good chance that the cable modem will crap out at some point today.
  • Chris was also converting images into DIVs, and he probably noticed that as the DIV count increased on screen, the browsers would crap out.

Origin

early 20th century: from craps.

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