craps

noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction \ ˈkraps \
|Updated on: 20 Jun 2018

Definition of craps

1 : a gambling game played with two dice
2 : 3crap 2

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Origin and Etymology of craps

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


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Definition of craps for English Language Learners

  • : a game played for money with two dice



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