If you have a lot of garbage or junk in your house, your car, your garage, your pockets, or your purse–anywhere–you can use the word "crap."
- I’ve got a bunch of crap in my garage.
- What am I going to do with all this crap?
- There’s also a bunch of crap in the backyard.
- I can probably get rid of this crap if I have a garage sale.
- Walmart sells a lot of crap that’s made in China.
- Tony bought a folding chair at Walmart but it quickly broke because it was a piece of crap.
- The minivan we bought was a piece of crap. (If something is cheaply made or easily broken, it’s common to use "piece of crap" to talk about it.)
He’s got a lot of crap that he needs to get rid of.
You can use the word "crap" to refer to a situation with which you disagree:
- That’s a bunch of crap.
- Don’t listen to that crap.
- He doesn’t take crap from anyone.
- I’m not taking this crap. (I’m not going to follow along with the idea or the situation.)
The word "crap" is also used when referring to animal or human poop.
- Someone took a crap in the toilet and didn’t flush it. (To take a crap is an expression.)
- There’s dog crap on the sidewalk.
- Be careful. Don’t step in the crap.
- Something smells like crap.
The word "crappy" is an adjective.
- This chair is really crappy.
- There’s no point in buying crappy furniture. Try to get something that will last.
- I’m feeling kind of crappy today. (I feel sick.)
- Don’t bother him. He’s in a crappy mood.
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June 7, 2019