crap

Crap is a versatile word, usually meaning feces, stuff, or garbage. It's definitely slang but not really obscene.

This is a word that's on the borderline between acceptable slang and potty language. You can be 100% sure that saying the s-word (which means almost exactly the same thing as crap) will get you in trouble if you said it in class, but crap isn't so clear cut. It's sort of naughty but getting less naughty all the time. But whether you're taking a crap (pooping) or being told to get all the crap (junk) off your desk, you'll find that crap of any kind is never held in high regard.

Definitions of crap
  1. noun
    obscene terms for feces
    synonyms: dirt, poop, turd
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    type of:
    BM, dejection, faecal matter, faeces, fecal matter, feces, ordure, stool
    solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels
  2. verb
    have a bowel movement
    synonyms: ca-ca, defecate, make, stool, take a crap
    make, make water, micturate, pass water, pee, pee-pee, piddle, piss, puddle, relieve oneself, spend a penny, take a leak, urinate, wee, wee-wee
    eliminate urine
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    types:
    dung
    defecate; used of animals
    type of:
    egest, eliminate, excrete, pass
    eliminate from the body
  3. noun
    obscene words for unacceptable behavior
    synonyms: Irish bull, bull
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    type of:
    buncombe, bunk, bunkum, guff, hogwash, rot
    unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements)
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