load of crap

load of crap
Noun. Utter nonsense, complete rubbish, worthless. The prefixal element load of is regularly placed before nouns as an intensifier in perjorative expressions such as a load of shit, a load of bollocks, a load of tosh. E.g."That film we went to see was a load of crap."

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  • (a) load of crap — nonsense. So, according to you, classical physics is a load of crap. Usage notes: often used to react to what someone else has said: “What a load of crap I love her and I always will.” …   New idioms dictionary

  • (a) load of crap — a load of crap/rubbish/garbage/etc impolite phrase used for emphasizing that you think something is stupid or wrong What your previous caller said was a load of old rubbish. Thesaurus …   Useful english dictionary

  • crap — crap1 [kræp] n spoken not polite [Sense: 1 6; Date: 1800 1900; Origin: crap outside covering of grain, solid material from melted fat (15 19 centuries), from Middle Dutch crappe piece torn off , from crappen to break off ] [Sense: 7; Date: 1700… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • load — load1 W3S2 [ləud US loud] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(amount of something)¦ 2 a load (of something) 3 a bus load/car load/truck load etc 4 a load of crap/bull etc 5¦(work)¦ 6¦(worry)¦ 7¦(washing)¦ 8 get a load of somebody/something 9¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • crap — 1 noun slang 1 (U) something someone says that you think is completely wrong or untrue: Jane doesn t really think we believe all that crap, does she? | be full of crap (=often say things that are untrue or completely wrong): We all knew Mark was… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • load — 1 noun (C) 1 AMOUNT OF STH a large quantity of something that is carried by a vehicle, person etc: Take this load of wood over to the barn. see also: shed its load shed 2 (8) 2 a load/loads (of sth) informal especially BrE a lot of something: We… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • crap — I UK [kræp] / US noun impolite 1) [uncountable] nonsense She was talking crap, as usual. 2) a) [uncountable] something that is of bad quality I m tired of eating the crap they serve in the canteen. They re showing a load of crap on TV this… …   English dictionary

  • crap — [[t]kræ̱p[/t]] craps, crapping, crapped 1) ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you describe something as crap, you think that it is wrong or of very poor quality. [INFORMAL, RUDE] Syn: rubbish N UNCOUNT Crap is also a noun. It is a tedious, humourless… …   English dictionary

  • load — I UK [ləʊd] / US [loʊd] noun Word forms load : singular load plural loads *** 1) [countable] something that a person or animal carries, especially a large amount of things The men were struggling with their heavy loads. a) [countable] the goods… …   English dictionary

  • load — load1 [ loud ] noun *** 1. ) count something that a person or animal carries, especially a large amount of things: The men were struggling with their heavy loads. a ) count the goods that a vehicle carries: load of: She drove back from the farm… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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