1. in the context of defecation.
(a) to visit the lavatory, to defecate.
|Swell’s Night Guide 50: S’elp my snivery! [...] but old Fuzzle Fart has crapped his kicksies. [Ibid.] 77: She stalled a lushy swaddie to a doss t’other darky, and ven the swaddy piped her mug in the morning, he was so stunned with the uglies, that he crapped the pad.|
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|Folk-Phrases of Four Counties 38: Crap = To discharge excrement.|
|Texas Stories (1995) 67: I wouldn’t let a jig smell the hole where I crapped in.‘Thundermug’ in|
|letter 31 Dec. in Leader (2000) 32: God I must cræp.|
|From Here to Eternity (1998) 156: ‘Do you ask him when its time to crap?’ Sal hung his head and did not answer, blushing.|
|Dream of Peter Mann Act II: Never crap on your own doorstep.|
|All Bull 165: I became aware of a stench suggesting that either the adjutant’s dog had crapped on the parade ground, or one of the squad had in his pants.|
|Flame : a Life on the Game 147: ‘Well, fucking crap in the sink, too,’ I shouted.|
|Skin Tight 29: Gulls just crapped all over ’em.|
|The Joy (2015) [ebook] I start to feel like I’ve crapped out half me organs.|
|Powder 482: Two toilets which no one was allowed to crap in.|
|hickyog.blogspot.com 9 Jan. [blog] Eventually we’ll get down to the bastards who let their dogs crap in the street without clearing it up.|
|Crongton Knights 116: ‘I think something crapped in the lift this morning. Disgusting’.|
(b) to filthy with excrement.
|(con. 1944) Naked and Dead 93: The dumb kid had been so afraid he must have crapped his pants.|
|From Here to Eternity (1998) 452: I couldna got it if he wasn’t scared so bad he crapped his pants.|
|Saved Scene vi: It’ll crap itself t’ death.|
|Ship Inspector 9: I had crapped my trousers in front of the whole school.|
|Alt. Eng. Dict. [Internet] crap (verb, trans.) defecate [...] ‘John crapped his pants.’.|
|Rough Riders 29: ‘That kid really crap his pants?’ [...] ‘Go take a whiff’.|
2. in fig. uses.
(a) (also crop) to annoy, to irritate.
|Leaves from Diary of Celebrated Burglar 74/1: There was nothing cropped Joe so much as having his boots in a soiled state.|
|Short Stories [US ed. only] (1937) 148: Don’t crap me!‘Spring Evening’|
|Bunch of Ratbags 140: ‘Who’d like to work in a shop? Not me!’ ‘Me neither,’ said Kev. ‘It’d crap yuh, all this yes-sir no-sir jazz.’.|
|(con. 1940s) Hold Tight (1990) 19: ‘You’re crapping me!’ ‘Am I ever, honey.’.|
(b) to tell deliberate lies (to).
|Home to Harlem 131: Don’t crap me.|
|(con. 1920s) Studs Lonigan (1936) 626: Don’t crap me, sister, because I’m not the kind of guy who lets himself get crapped. See?Judgement Day in|
|‘Kate Smitz in “When th’ Moon Comes over the Mountain”’ [comic strip] in Tijuana Bibles (1997) 109: Don’t crap me lady – you like it.|
|Cry Tough! 245: Don’t ask me, Michael, so I won’t have to crap you.|
|(con. 1950) Band of Brothers 296: You wouldn’t crap an old marine, would you, Pat?|
|(con. 1940s) Wax Boom 50: You said I was crapping you before, Hebe.|
|Thief 43: Anytime I had a date, I had to crap him some – tell him I was going to get laid.|
|Going After Cacciato (1980) 253: You crappin’ me?|
|Blogged Drain 17 Feb. [blog] The highlight of my sports radio week comes [...] in the form of a segment facilitated by personalities Terry Boers and Dan Bernstein called, ‘Who you crap’n?’.|
(c) to complain.
|Citizens 302: He was in here [...] crapping about how he didn’t say any of that stuff they had in the paper.|
|(con. 1940s) Confessions 24: If you put some people down at the Ritz with a million nicker [...] they would still find something to crap about.|
|Indep. Rev. 26 Feb. 4: While red-eared men in blazers / Crap on about the game.|
(d) to chatter.
|Blackboard Jungle 372: Are you still crapping about that show, Katz? [...] The term’ll be over in a few days, and he’s still talking about Christmas.|
(e) (Aus.) to break down.
|Adventures of the Honey Badger [ebook] [pic. caption] When the air-con’s crapped itself and iot’s hotter than a flatscreen TV in a pawn shop .|
to fool about, to waste time; to prevaricate.
|El Goes South 178: ‘Oh, he crapped around.’ ‘What did he say?’ .|
|Brain Guy (1937) 37: Who wants to hang out on a corner for years, shooting pool, crapping around for two-cent jobs.|
|What Makes Sammy Run? (1992) 61: What good do you think it’s gonna do you to crap around with stuff like that?|
|Web of the City (1983) 195: Stop the crappin’ around. Gimme the scoop, or I’ll put you down final.|
|Three Negro Plays (1969) II iii: Don’t crap around. Is it true? Is it true she’s a hooker?Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window in|
|Thief 191: Let’s not crap around with each other. If I was going to put the bee on you, I’d have done it last night.|
|Blue Highways 205: You think I like crapping around with tweeties?|
(US) to smoke surreptitiously in a lavatory.
|Treasury of Amer. Folk 541: It was goodbye crapping a smoke or drinking a rest.in Botkin|
to be intimate, to be together.
|Day I Died 116: Miami Beach now — it’s a big dump. You and me don’t have to crap in the same can, do we now?|
to be doomed, to suffer a serious mishap.
|Cockade (1965) I iii: I honestly thought we’d crapped it.‘Prisoner and Escort’ in|
|(con. 1954) Events While Guarding the Bofors Gun II ii: If you report me, you’ve crapped it, haven’t you? You’ve failed to keep a grip on your little guard [...] you have blotted your copybook.|
|London Fields 149: ‘You did it.’ Keith rinsed his mouth with lager and said thickly, ‘Yeah well he crapped it, didn’t he?’.|
to ruin, to make a mess of.
|Psychopaths 77: ‘I . . . er, looked over your . . . the latest draft of your letter, Mr. Hoagland. There were parts that seemed a bit obscure, so I—’ ‘Crapped it up,’ said Hoagland.|
|Greenhouse 157: In this country we paved over most of our good land, or crapped it up with poison.|
|Curtain 290: Never could unnerstan’ why people ordered caviar, then crapped it up with chopped onions, sour cream, chopped eggs.|
|Anthrax Chase 320: It was the fact that she couldn’t move around that crapped it up for both of our teams.|
(N.Z.) to stop talking, esp. nonsense.
|N.Z. Jack 125: ‘She’s a fair-dinkum man-eater. She minces up blokes like you for breakfast.’ ‘Crap off,’ I said.|
1. as imper., ‘to hell with’.
|Banjo 112: ‘Crap on that magnamisuch!’ retorted Bugsy.|
|End as a Man (1952) 40: Oh, crap on the whole thing.|
|Pop. 1280 in Four Novels (1983) 406: ‘I got some news for you. Sort of a little secret [...]’ ‘Crap on the secret.’.|
|Stand (1990) 113: Crap on that, man.|
2. (also crap over) to treat contemptuously, to victimize.
|Sel. Letters (1992) 38: But I am afraid I cannot crap on Lewis because I am unfamilar with everything he has talked about so far.letter 14 July in Thwaite|
|(con. 1944) Gallery (1948) 96: This was the moment Lieutenant Figarotta’d been sweating out for years, a chance to crap all over the folks from the old country.|
|letter 8 July in Leader (2000) 433: If he asks your advice, I hope you’ll crap on the scheme a bit sharp.|
|White with Wire Wheels (1973) 190: mal: Envy written all over his face. simon: What! Of a common Valiant. mal: It’d crap on a Rover any time.|
|Airtight Willie and Me 136: Are you creaming again to crap on your li’l free-spirit? Huh?|
|In La-La Land We Trust (1999) 32: You might have servants you can crap on, but although we’re called public servants, we don’t stand for being crapped on.|
|Last Precinct 238: Rocky knew it would really piss me off if he crapped on my mother’s name.|
|Way Home (2009) 63: Did he just phone you to crap on my wife.|
to talk lengthily, if irrelevantly and usu. in a neg. manner (about).
|letter 9 May in Leader (2000) 204: He seems a wee bit fond of what he’s crapping on.|
|Norm and Ahmed (1973) 23: I just crap on and spoil it all.|
|Traveller’s Tool 41: She’ll start crapping on about wanting a ‘relationship’.|
|Lockie Leonard, Legend (1998) 115: I’m just crappin’ on, aren’t I?|
|Big Ask 266: ‘What are you crapping on about, Whelan?’ he said.|
|Kill Your Friends (2009) 3: I listen to some guy [...] crapping away on the speakerphone.|
|Truth 193: The prick tried on a compo for years. Non-smoker forced to endure smoke in confined spaces, et cetera. He never stopped crapping on about smoke, his asthma.|
|Diamond Spirit 35: Then she would crap on about the genetics of white horses, and why her horse was so special.|
see shit oneself v.
to be absolutely terrified.
|(con. WWII) And Then We Heard The Thunder (1964) 327: Solly trying hard to keep from crapping his pants.|
|White with Wire Wheels in Four Aus. Plays (1970) 158: You’ll crap your daks when you find out.|
|Bad (1995) 43: The DA nearly crapped in his pants.|
to tell deliberate lies.
|Thief 50: When they don’t know, they always try to crap you along.|
to annoy, to irritate.
|Killing Gift 232: And don’t crap me around. Believe me, you won’t be sorry.|
1. (orig. US) to ruin by adding unnecessary or distasteful accessories; thus crapped up adj.
|(con. 1920s) Hoods (1953) 194: Who writes crapped-up stories to mislead the public?|
|(con. WWII) Thin Red Line (1963) 268: He was not here for any crapped up West Point heroics, he was here because he was a brave man and a very good soldier.|
2. (orig. US) to make a mess of; thus crapped up adj.
|Naked and Dead 350: Everything is crapped up.|
|(con. 1920s) Hoods (1953) 267: The waiting room is all crapped up with those sleeping bastards. It looks lousy.|
|in Sweet Daddy 58: Believe me, I’m not going to crap up my good time.|
|You Bright and Risen Angels (1988) 48: His field glasses were finally starting to get kinda crapped up.|