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crap

noun uk   /kræp/ us  

crap noun (SOLID WASTE)

[S or U] offensive solid waste, or an occasion when an animal or person produces solid waste: I stepped in a pile of crap. to have ( US take) a crap

crap noun (BAD QUALITY)

[U] something that is not worth anything, not useful, nonsense, or of bad quality: I can't believe she's trying to pass off this crap as art! I've only read one novel by him and it was a load of crap.

crap noun (GAME)

craps [U] ( also crap) US a game played with dice for money

crap

adjective uk   /kræp/ (crapper, crappest) offensive us  
of very bad quality: A bad film? It was crap! UK He watches a lot of crap TV. not skilled or not organized: He's totally crap at football. I meant to invite him, but I've been a bit crap about asking people.

crap

verb [I] uk   /kræp/ (-pp-) offensive us  
to produce solid waste: The dog crapped right in the middle of the street.
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