1. fouled with excrement.
|Swell’s Night Guide 49: Which of us had hold of the crappy (sh—ten) end of the stick?|
|How to Talk Dirty 32: You dirty, filthy, stinky, crappy, Commie dopey toilet!|
|That Eye, The Sky 120: Four big kids yell: ‘Melon!’ and drag me in the dunnies [...] and shove my head in the crappiest bowl and flush.|
2. (UK, Glasgow) terrified.
|(con. 1920s) No Mean City 296: ‘Can you no’ say something?’ she shrieked. ‘Are you crappy or what, John Gray? Are yo no’ man enough to go an’ take on that dirty bastard, Razor King.’.|
3. (also krappy) second-rate.
|Bottom Dogs 211: He hadn’t been in the army for nuthin’; not paid half his government check for the krappy cigarettes them social secs. palmed off on the fellas in the trenches.|
|AS VII:5 331: crappy — boastful; nonsensical; no good.‘Johns Hopkins Jargon’ in|
|in Derelicts of Company K (1978) 121: Just because he’s dumb, that’s no excuse for giving us a crappy lecture like that. Shit, anybody knows that stuff.|
|Your Own Beloved Sons 71: He finds out this is the crappiest deal they’ve ever handed him.|
|Poor Cow 77: The cheap crappy shoes.|
|Sneaky People (1980) 154: His face against her cheek was [...] smelling not of crappy barber’s bay rum but some classy aftershave.|
|Never in My Lifetime in Best Radio Plays (1984) 75: It’s this crappy room – what sort of a room is this to bring your girl to?|
|Homeboy 234: They looked ridiculous [...] bumping into crappy lawn furniture.|
|Sopranos 46: ‘That ring on your engaged finger, Micehlle?’ ‘Nah, it’s just a crappy-nothing-ring’.|
|Observer 8 June 3: I’ve still got to pass my test so I’ll get a crappy car first.|
|Our Town 265: He complained that the police had done a ‘crappy job and pulled a lot of violations of people’s civil rights today’.|
|Frank Sinatra in a Blender [ebook] Parker cursed Sid’s incompetence and crappy driving.|
|Old Scores [ebook] The crappy wooden door inside, loose on its hinges, gave him even less trouble.|
4. in colour, reminiscent of excrement.
|Savage Night (1991) 9: This one [i.e. house] was a crappy green with puke-brown trimming.|
|Essential Lenny Bruce 22: Isn’t that a crappy color.|
5. unpleasant, distasteful.
|One Lonely Night 153: Paula [...] got tied up with a lot of crappy propaganda.|
|Essential Lenny Bruce 248: That crappy dumb parallel.|
|He Died with His Eyes Open 133: I didn’t want to work at any crappy job.|
|Indep. on Sun. Rev. 21 Feb. 6: I’d had a crappy journey over.|
|Turning (2005) 295: Sorta crappy town, he said.‘Immunity’ in|
|Finders Keepers (2016) 53: Some really crappy meatloaf and instant potatoes.|
|CUSS 101: Crappy Have a minor illness, feel sick.et al.|
|Family Arsenal 236: ‘I feel crappy,’ said Brodie. She put down her spoon and made a sour face.|
|Chicken (2003) 21: Suddenly I’m all clammy and slabby and crappy, and the ache of my pain screams.|