piece of crap


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piece of crap

rude Someone or something that is totally or utterly worthless, contemptible, or of very poor quality. This old car my grandfather gave me is nothing but a piece of crap! You piece of crap! You take that back or I'll smash your face in!
See also: crap, of, piece
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I turned a corner last spring when a made-in-China grease gun I bought to lubricate the hangar door--as dismal a piece of crap as I have ever seen--broke after a single use.
At the risk of ending my Liverpool ECHO career with yet another piece of crap, you won't find any argument with that conclusion.
Sam ends up buying a used 1977 Chevrolet Camaro that turns out to be a robot in disguise.Not a bad buy especially when Bumblebee, an extremely friendly Autobot, shifts shape into a new 2009 concept Camaro, after Mikaela Banes (Megan Fox), the girl Sam has a crush on, insults the robot by referring to him as a "piece of crap Camaro".Like all robot movie genres, Transformers is all about the special effects and Computer Generated Images.
Case in point: With apologies to The Clash and their album C the Crap, Neil Young has penned the most memorable musical use of the word--this song "Piece of Crap," which features lyrics like: I tried to plug in it I tried to turn it on When I got it home It was a piece of trap
of such stature as a commodity now that any piece of crap (nut) he
Noted Attorney William Savarino, "Email played a central role in the recent inquiry by the New York state attorney general into conflicts of interest at Merrill Lynch." The attorney general was able to assemble his case with volumes of emails in which analysts privately derided particular Internet stocks as "such a piece of crap" and "a piece of junk" while, at the same time, publicly giving the companies positive stock ratings, explained Savarino.
A stetson shielding his face and backed by his long-time band Crazy Horse, Young set off with the lovely Don't Cry No Tears, hurled himself at the stunning plea for peace Love and Only Love, then sneered at President George W Bush with the eco-anthem Piece of Crap.
It became a cliche - take any old piece of crap lying about, paint all over it, and sell it back at some commensurably inflated price to those whose very sense of value is predicated on refusal.
The Examiner never has been known for turning the other cheek, and managing editor Sharon Rosenhause continued that tradition, saying she didn't want to "dignify Garcia's column by talking about it" -- but called it a "piece of crap" anyway.
academy thinks it's going to reform the old bad path, I have been there before they have been, and I'm there to punish and to expose and to say what they're doing - the New Historicism coming out of Berkeley, for example - is a piece of crap.
Family members of those on board also accused the navy of putting its people in unsafe conditions, including one who said the military "sent a piece of crap to sail."
Yet, what are we to make of a grown man calling a college kid a piece of crap, at a basketball game?
I had a messed-up childhood, and then I carried that into my adult years as an excuse to be a piece of crap."