There are 2 definitions of crap in English:

crap1

Syllabification: crap
Pronunciation: /krap
 
/
vulgar slang

noun

  • 1Something of extremely poor quality.
  • 1.1Nonsense.
  • 1.2Rubbish; junk.
  • 2Excrement.
  • 2.1 [in singular] An act of defecation.

verb (craps, crapping, crapped)

[no object] Back to top  
  • Defecate.

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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There are 2 definitions of crap in English:

crap2

Syllabification: crap
Pronunciation: /
 
krap/
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.
  • 1.1Withdraw from or give up on a game or activity because of fear or fatigue: when entrepreneurs get to $1 billion they crap out and turn their companies over to others
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    • 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 what one is attempting to do: the Rams almost crapped out late in the game
  • 1.3(Of a machine) break down: his TelePrompTer crapped out
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    • 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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