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crapper

slang A toilet or bathroom. Is the crapper free? I've got to go!

crapper dick

slang, dated A police officer assigned to patrol public bathrooms. Such officers became associated with the practice of monitoring for homosexual activity in places where such practices were illegal. "Crapper" is a slang term for the toilet, while "dick" is a slang term for a detective. A: "What's that cop doing here by the bathrooms?" B: "Oh, he must be a crapper dick."
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crapper

1. n. a toilet, privy, or restroom. (see also crap.) Old Jed never passes up a chance to use an indoor crapper.
2. n. a braggart. (Usually objectionable.) The guy is a crapper and can’t be trusted at all.

crapper dick

n. a police officer or detective who patrols public toilets. When he flubbed up the Wilson case, they made him a crapper dick in the central business district.
See also: crapper, dick
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Thomas Crapper, ridden by former Wirralian Charlie Poste, pictured winning at Newbury this time last year - he may be able to bounce back at Kempton today ALAN CROWHURST
Anita Wynne 45, of Eglwysbach, driver of the Land Rover Freelander in which Mr Crapper was front seat passenger, was the only person to survive.
Mr Crapper was with the unnamed female driver in a burgundy Land Rover Freelander, heading in the opposite direction.
It was only until Thomas Crapper invented the classic toilet, activated by the pull of a chain, called the Marlboro Silent Water Waste Preventer, that the perfect toilet was found.
Most sumptuous of the two Crappers is the Venerable, an exact copy of Mr Crapper's original design complete with an elongated seat for added comfort.
Many people think that English plumber John Crapper invented the toilet.
Most of the art is graft-oriented, but it's the little captions that'll make you laugh while you're wiling away the time on the crapper. And speaking of the crapper, the funniest doodle in there, along with the "oh-no-I-just-ate-supermarket-sushi," just so happens to be the one about crapping and accidentally touching the water when wiping.
Afterwards Mr Moores shook his fist and said: "Give us a beer." Next to wed were Deborah Biltcliffe, 34, and Major Tom Crapper, from Bath, followed by Nadine Hopkins, 31, and carpenter Jim Hooper, 30, from Hertfordshire.
The first of Troma's digital Dogpile 95 productions, "Tales From the Crapper" is in the can--literally.
But no one got quite as creative as Jennifer Stefanski of Downingtown, Pennsylvania, who nominated THOMAS CRAPPER (1837-1910), the inventor of the toilet.
In the ancient Orient, a sensible system developed whereby waste was collected on traveling carts, then brought to dung heaps for decomposition, In the West, chamber pots were simply ' dumped in the streets, creating serious health hazards, until the renowned Thomas Crapper invented the flush water closet in Victorian England.
AROUND THE COURSES THOMAS CRAPPER, who has built up a big fan club over the years - partly owing to his being a Cheltenham Festival regular, partly due to his name - makes his seasonal reappearance today in Warwick's PS40,000 All Cheltenham Live On Racing UK Warwick Castle Handicap Chase (3.15) after recovering from injury.
Robin Dickin's THOMAS CRAPPER can finally get his head in front over fences in the finale, the CHAPS Restaurants Barbados Novices' Handicap Chase (5.15pm).
John Ferguson's five-year-old has excelled in two starts over fences, defeating the admired Thomas Crapper at Leicester before not being particularly extended at Newcastle.
And now Thomas Crapper could well be heading back to his favourite racecourse - Cheltenham - next week in a bid to flush out another success.