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[krap-er] /ˈkræp ər/
noun, Slang: Vulgar.
a toilet.
a bathroom.
Origin of crapper
1930-35; crap1 + -er1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for crapper
  • Put paddle wheels in the bowl of peoples crapper-trappers.
  • His immune system went right into the crapper right after he got a shot to protect his immune system.
Slang definitions & phrases for crapper


  1. A toilet: We'd just like to know if the governor of the state is aware of that damned thing in the crapper (1920s+)
  2. A person who regularly lies and exaggerates; a boaster and self-advertiser: I call your great guru a mean little crapper (1940s+)
  3. Something disgusting, nasty, or shoddy: Oh, Mondays are a crapper (1970s+)

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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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