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(1)   Obscene words for unacceptable behavior
"I put up with a lot of bullshit from that jerk"
"What he said was mostly bull"
(2)   Obscene terms for feces


(3)   Have a bowel movement
"The dog had made in the flower beds"

Etymology 1

From ; related to Dutch , from , Old French , Anglo-Latin crappa, "chaff".

The word is etymologically not connected with the reputed inventor of the flushing toilet, Thomas Crapper.


  1. The husk of grain; chaff.
  2. Something of poor quality.
    The long-running game show went from offering good prizes to crap in no time.
  3. Something that is rubbish; nonsense.
    The college student boasted of completing a 10,000-word essay on Shakespeare, but the professor judged it as utter crap.
  4. Faeces or feces; a euphemism for shit.
    I have to take a crap
  5. Useless object, sometimes used as a plural
    What is that? It's just a bunch of crap


  1. Expression of worry, fear, shock, surprise, disgust, annoyance or dismay.
    Oh crap! The other driver's going to hit my car!
    Crap! I lost the game.
    What the crap?!
    Aw, crap, I have to start over again from the beginning of the level.