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crap

1. a losing throw in the game of craps
2. another name for craps
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"We booked a really crappy studio with no air conditioning and we just plotted up there.
Benedikt is calling for parents to intentionally send their children to "crappy" schools where they can booze it up rather than read, for the sake of ensuring that future generations will have the opportunity to follow suit.
Secondly, don't buy any of the crappy economy meats sold by supermarkets (or, in fact, most meats sold by supermarkets).
Its extraordinary carpet of cross-ventilated Modernist villas and apartments is now eschewed by an intellectual set who claim that a crappy old collection of Mediterranean junk in the old city of Jaffa--Turkish, Arab or anyhow, essentially non-European--has a regional authenticity that they are desperate to find in their own work.
I wanted to be mad at him for telling me something so incredibly crappy, especially when I was having the most incredible time with my first real girlfriend." When his mother comes home from the hospital, with no hair, desperately ill, "Uhmmah looked at me and quickly looked away, almost as if she was embarrassed, that she was letting me down.
"I had a vision of myself lying on a big floor pillow in a big apartment," says Simon Doonan, the author and fashion maven, of his daydreams while growing up in a "crappy" English town.
And if Mr Rhodes is in any doubt why his team aren't terribly consistent, it's not because they're crappy cooks.
Rather than expose the insidious dimensions of commodification, the bent and boom of contemporary art leans in the direction of "youth culture." Hand-made, highly crafted, but kind of crappy, quirky, funny, messy, juvenile, and favoring the goth--the formal aspects of art invested in one way or another with adolescence or childhood show a remarkable affinity with Miller's vintage work.