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"crap" in British English

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crapnoun

uk   /kræp/  us   /kræp/
  • crap noun (SOLID WASTE)

[S or U] UK 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] UK 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

crapadjective

uk   /kræp/  us   /kræp/ (crapper, crappest) UK offensive
(US crappy) of very bad quality: A bad film? It was crap! 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.

crapverb [I]

uk   /kræp/  us   /kræp/ (-pp-) UK offensive
to produce solid waste: The dog crapped right in the middle of the street.
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(Definition of crap from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"crap" in American English

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crapnoun [U]

 us   /kræp/ infml
something that is bad or worthless; nonsense: She thinks that most of what’s on television now is crap.
(Definition of crap from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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