Green’s Dictionary of Slang

crap adj.

[crap n.1 ]

a general negative description; unpleasant, disgusting, repellent, worthless etc.

[US]Mencken letter 14 Apr. in Riggio Dreiser-Mencken Letters II (1986) 523: I have not seen his alleged book. It is probably crap.
[US]J.T. Farrell World I Never Made 479: ‘Crap luck!’ Bull Young said.
[US]Kerouac letter 18 May in Charters I (1995) 357: The protagonist-hero who is unqueer but all camp [...] and craptalk, the only thing good, as Bill says, are the satirical queer scenes.
[UK]P. Willmott Adolescent Boys of East London (1969) 27: Anyway it was a crap school I went to.
[UK]B.S. Johnson All Bull 32: You’re crap, you lot!
[UK]P. Theroux London Embassy 17: They’re very modern laid-back people with a house full of crap art and heads full of crap opinions.
[UK] in D. Campbell That Was Business, This Is Personal 19: We watched American films because we thought British gangster films were crap.
[UK]M. Dibdin Thanksgiving 74: I turned the lights back on and watched crapware TV until I passed out on the sofa.
[UK]Guardian 8 Feb. 22: They are doing a crap job for crap money.
[Aus]L. Redhead Rubdown [ebook] Kitchen monkey was one of my many crap jobs.
[US]W. Ellis Crooked Little Vein 163: You kill people for wearing crap clothes, from what I can make out.
[UK]Observer New Review 15/2: We say the problem is not the system, it’s crap teachers.
[US]S. King Finders Keepers (2016) 10: Man, what a crap carnival.

In derivatives

craptacular (adj.)

exceptionally mediocre.

Maximum Rocknroll (San Francisco) July [Internet] Craptacular Records is a cool new label in town specializing in punk rock-n-roll [...] Craptacular is interested in anything that rocks in a cool kinda way.
[US]Maximum PC (Brisbane, CA) Sept. 68/2: Readers suggested bad products henceforth be described as: craptastic, craptageous, craptacular [...] and wiggedy-wack.
[US]Cowan & Cowan Family Jewels 39: For some reason, people think that if you give someone a present, that person has to listen to your craptacular advice or something, and swallow it with a smile.
[US]D.S. Levinson Tell Me How This Ends Well 3: Each one [...] sounded exactly like, if not worse than, the next, each vying for a top spot in Jacob’s memory as the most craptacular and inappropriate accompaniment to breakfast.
[Aus]T. Spicer Good Girl Stripped Bare 56: The Big Spud — the most craptacular attraction tourists have ever seen.
craptageous (adj.)

(US) exceptionally mediocre.

[US]Maximum PC (Brisbane, CA) Sept. 68/2: Readers suggested bad products henceforth be described as: craptastic, craptageous, craptacular [...] and wiggedy-wack.
craptard (n.)

(US) one who is both foolish and an advocate of stupidity.

Urban Dict. 30 Nov. [Internet] craptard: One who displays substandard intelligence while simultaneously being ‘full of crap.’ adj: craptarded.
[US]L. Bray Going Bovine 312: ‘Didn’t I tell you he was a craptard?’Gonzo says, vindicated at last.
Google Groups: alt.prophecies.nostradamus 10 Aug. [Internet] It would seem you display more the characteristics of a ‘tard’, or as a past APN illuminary called Mikey once coined, a ‘craptard’, than I.
[US]M. Leach Marienbad My Love With Mango Extracts 369: This is not a craptard opinion, but a righteous fact.
craptastic (adj.)

(US) exceptionally mediocre.

[US]Maximum PC (Brisbane, CA) Sept. 68/2: Readers suggested bad products henceforth be described as: craptastic, craptageous, craptacular [...] and wiggedy-wack.
[US]K.L. Denman Me, Myself and Ike 89: We look at cell phones and digital cameras and figure out even the craptastic ones would add up to a couple of hundred dollars.
[US]K. Kincaid Turn Up the Heat 12: It had been at least a month since she’d gone on a baking binge – something that always made her feel worlds better when she was having a craptastic day.

In compounds

crap-ass (adj.)

(US) second-rate, inferior.

slappyJack.com [Internet] Sick of those crap-ass postcard services that give you crap-ass images that you wouldn’t use to wipe your ass with?
[US]theStranger.com 24–30 Jan. [Internet] As I announced last week, fans of the FOX comedy The Tick should wake up and smell the coffee because that crap-ass show has been justifiably cancelled.
crap course (n.)

(US campus) an easy course.

[US]I. Shulman Good Deeds Must Be Punished 303: I had signed for [...] a one-hour crap course entitled Egyptian Band Instruments.
[US]W. Allen Annie Hall [film script] Oh stop it, you’re having an affair with your college professor, that jerk that teaches that incredible crap course, Contemporary Crisis in Western Man...
[US]J. Schwartz ‘The Bureaucrat and the Matriarch’ [Internet] They all said it didn’t matter too much which courses a person took so long as there was college credit at the end of the term. [...] All three used the term ‘crap courses.’ A ‘crap course’ was a ‘snap course.’ Obviously colleges have set up these courses for people like me who were looking for an easy way to get ‘paper credits.’.