crap·​o·​la | \ ˌkrap-ˈō-lə How to pronounce crapola (audio) \

Definition of crapola


Examples of crapola in a Sentence

The furniture in the garage is crapola. Everything he says is just a bunch of crapola.
Recent Examples on the Web What’s followed is an ongoing and endless stream of superhero crapola, with explosions subbing for intelligent characters and dialog. Paul Daugherty,, 27 June 2019 Predictably before Lewis’ presser, got a run of emails and social crapola suggesting the media was complicit in the Bengals eternal quest to be average. Paul Daugherty,, 4 Jan. 2018 Well, what came next was a firestorm of typical (a)social media crapola. Paul Daugherty,, 24 Oct. 2017 The president of Colombia was standing next to him as the ignorance and the crapola began to fly. Charles P. Pierce, Esquire, 18 May 2017

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First Known Use of crapola

1941, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for crapola

crap entry 2 + -ola, suffix forming jocular variants of words

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The first known use of crapola was in 1941

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“Crapola.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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