craps

play
noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction \ˈkraps\

Definition of craps

  1. 1 :  a gambling game played with two dice

  2. 2 :  3crap 2

Origin and Etymology of craps

Louisiana French, from French crabs, craps, from English crabs lowest throw at hazard, from plural of 1crab


First Known Use: 1842


CRAPS Defined for English Language Learners

craps

play
noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction \ˈkraps\

Definition of craps for English Language Learners

  • : a game played for money with two dice



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