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crap out

1. To lose on a roll of dice while playing craps (a gambling game). I had hoped to win some money tonight, but I crapped out pretty quickly.
2. rude slang Of a machine, to malfunction or break altogether. I'm afraid the blender is crapping out. It stopped working again today. She didn't come to the party because her car crapped out on the way here.
3. rude slang To break one's commitment to someone or something. He said that he would go to the birthday party with us but then crapped out at the last minute.
4. rude slang To die. I felt so sick when I had food poisoning that I thought I was going to crap out.
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crap out (of something) (on someone)

 
1. Sl. to withdraw from doing something with someone, unexpectedly, perhaps because of fear or cowardice. Are you going to crap out of this game on me?
2. Sl. to quit doing something with someone or withdraw because of exhaustion. Don't crap out of this on me! Pull yourself together! Don't crap out on me!
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crap out

(of something) to lose on a roll of the dice in a dice game called craps and leave the game and the other players. (See also crap out (of something)(on someone).) Wally crapped out of the game early in the evening.
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crap out

 (of something) (on someone)
1. Sl. to withdraw from doing something with someone, unexpectedly, perhaps because of fear or cowardice. Are you going to crap out of this game on me?
2. Sl. to quit doing something with someone or withdraw because of exhaustion. Don't crap out of this on me! Pull yourself together! Don't crap out on me!
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crap out

to stop performing well Our new lawn mower just crapped out.
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crap out

1. Back down, quit, When it got to the point of putting up some money, Jack crapped out. This expression originated in the game of craps, where it means to make a first throw (of the dice) of two, three, or twelve, thereby losing. [Slang; 1920s]
2. Go to sleep. This usage was military slang for sleeping during work hours or during a crap game. [Slang; c. 1940]
3. Die, as in He's really sick; he could crap out any time. This usage is less common than def. 1 or def. 2. [Slang; 1920s]
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crap out

v.
1. To lose on a roll of dice when playing craps and leave the game: My first time playing craps, I placed my chips in the come box, rolled a 12, and crapped out.
2. Vulgar Slang To cease functioning; break down: My car crapped out on the freeway, and I had to get it towed.
3. Vulgar Slang To back out of doing something: They were supposed to go to the movies with me, but they crapped out at the last minute.
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crap out

1. in. to evade something; to chicken out (of something). (From dice, meaning to roll a seven when trying to make a point.) Now, don’t crap out on me at the last minute.
2. n. to fail; to break down. Great! My TV crapped out just when the game came on.
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