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Line breaks: crap|ola
Pronunciation: /kraˈpəʊlə

Definition of crapola in English:


[mass noun] North American vulgar slang
Nonsense; rubbish.


1920s: from crap1 and -ola, a suffix used humorously to extend standard words.

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