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crap1  audio  (krp) KEY  Vulgar Slang

NOUN:
  1. Excrement.
  2. An act of defecating.
  3. Foolish, deceitful, or boastful language.
  4. Cheap or shoddy material.
  5. Miscellaneous or disorganized items; clutter.
  6. Insolent talk or behavior.
intr.v.
crapped, crap·ping, craps
To defecate.

PHRASAL VERB:
crap up
To make a mess of; bungle.

ETYMOLOGY:
Middle English crappe, chaff, from Old French crappe, from Medieval Latin crappa, perhaps of Germanic origin


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