Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Inferior; worthless.
  • adjective Miserable; wretched.
  • adjective Mean; contemptible.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective slang of very poor quality.

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  • adjective informal Of very poor quality.
  • adjective informal, especially with "feel" Bad, sick, or depressed.
  • adjective vulgar Covered in crap (faeces/feces).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective very bad

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From crap.]

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crap +‎ -y

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  • Observed in the lead article of this week's Time Magazine. Even though there's hardly any stigma of vulgarity in such an adjective, still a little surprising to me at least.

    October 26, 2010