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crap 1

 (krăp) Vulgar Slang
n.
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.
7. Used for intensive effect in idioms such as beat the crap out of (someone) for beat (someone) very badly.
intr.v. crapped, crap·ping, craps
To defecate.
interj.
Used to express anger or displeasure.
Phrasal Verb:
crap up
To make a mess of; bungle.

[Middle English crappe, chaff, from Old French crappe, from Medieval Latin crappa, perhaps of Germanic origin.]

crap 2

 (krăp)
n.
1. See craps.
2. A losing first throw in the game of craps.
v. crapped, crap·ping, craps
To make a losing throw in the game of craps. Usually used with out.
Phrasal Verb:
crap out Slang
1. To fail to keep a commitment or promise: crapped out on me when I needed him.
2. To fail to function properly: The old TV crapped out again.
3. To leave: crapped out of the meeting early.

[Back-formation from craps.]

crap out

vb (intr, adverb)
1. (Gambling, except Cards) slang US to make a losing throw in craps
2. slang US to fail; withdraw
3. slang US to rest
4. slang to fail to do or attempt something through fear
Translations

w>crap out

vi (inf)kneifen (→ of vor +dat)
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