follow Dictionary.com

Why is the ninth month called September?

crappie

[krap-ee] /ˈkræp i/
noun, plural crappies (especially collectively) crappie.
1.
either of two small sunfishes of central U.S. rivers, Pomoxis nigromaculatus (black crappie) or P. annularis (white crappie)
Also, croppie.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60, Americanism; < Canadian French crapet
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for crap pie

crappie

/ˈkræpɪ/
noun
1.
either of two North American freshwater percoid food and game fishes, Pomoxis nigromaculatus (black crappie) or P. annularis (white crappie): family Centrarchidae (sunfishes, etc)
Word Origin
C19: from Canadian French crapet
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for crap pie

crappie

n.

type of freshwater fish, 1856, American English, of unknown origin; perhaps from Canadian French dialectal crappé.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for crappie

Many English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for crap

8
10
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for crap pie