* wikipedia (when used as a common noun)
A free-content online encyclopedia founded in 2001, collaboratively developed over the World Wide Web in a number of languages.
* 2011 , , January 12.
The community that develops the Wikipedia encyclopedia.
* 2011 , , May 23.
- Civility – translated as savoir-vivre in the French version – is one of the five "pillars" of Wikipedia .
* 2012 , , January 19.
- In August 2009, Wikipedia announced that it planned a move that many saw as a step away from its freewheeling ethos of anyone can edit.
(neologism) A main-belt asteroid (No. ).
- Wikipedia mounted a 24-hour protest starting at midnight by converting their English page to a shadowy black background and warning readers that "the U.S. Congress is considering legislation that could fatally damage the free and open Internet."
A version of the encyclopedia (a free-content online encyclopedia) in a particular language.
* 2005 , , December 14.
A wiki or similar collaborative database.
- Work in the open-source software community or contribute to wikipedias on your favourite subjects.
(figuratively) A source of abundant encyclopedic knowledge.
To consult for information.
#* 2004 January 7, Mike Pitt, "
Re: (Non-Euros/SAs Only) How did you become a lover of football?", in rec.sport.soccer, Usenet :
#* 2005 August 18, Edward Cherlin, "
- Did a bit of Wikipediaing :
Re: Slow Re-entry", in rec.arts.sf.science, Usenet :
#* 2006 November 17, Rachel Maddow, on Paula Zahn Now :
- Is everybody in this group incapable of arithmetic, Googling, and Wikipediaing ?
#* 2009 , Roger Ebert, Roger Ebert's Movie Yearbook 2010 ,
- I mean, it's true, if Katie Holmes had not become engaged to Tom Cruise, we'd all still be Wikipeidaing her, looking her up, trying to figure out exactly why do I know her, what was she in, is she famous?
][http://www.amazon.com/Roger-Eberts-Movie-Yearbook-2010/dp/B003STCR2E Andrews McMeel Publishing, ISBN 978-0-7407-8536-8, page 363:
#* 2010 April 7, "Jeff K.", "
- He made me curious enough that I Wikipediaed Bob Satterfield and found out, yes, he was a real fighter, nicknamed the Bombadier, and was KO'd by the Raging Bull himself in a 1946 fight in Wrigley Field.
Like a Drunk One Legged Pirate Stores His Rum, The aTable Stores Your Cords" (blog post), in CraziestGadgets.com:
#* 2010 , Rachel Cohn, Very Lefreak , Random House, ISBN 9780375895524,
- That’s a true fact, you can Wikipedia that shizz.
- I wikipediaed the article on science and learned about the scientific method.
From (etyl) crappe, also in plural: crappen, crappys, . Related to (l).
(obsolete) The husk of grain; chaff.
(slang) Something of poor quality.
(slang, vulgar) Something that is rubbish; nonsense.
- The long-running game show went from offering good prizes to crap in no time.
(slang, vulgar) Faeces or feces.
(slang, vulgar, countable) An act of defecation.
- The college student boasted of completing a 10,000-word essay on Shakespeare, but the professor judged it as utter crap .
(slang) Useless object or entity.
- ''I have to take a crap
- What is that?'' ''It's just a bunch of crap
(vulgar, slang) To defecate.
* crap on - (UK) To talk at length in a foolish or boring way.
* To crap something out: to damage or destroy something.
(chiefly, UK, colloquial, somewhat, vulgar) Of poor quality.
- I drove an old crap car for ten years before buying a new one.
* crappy (chiefly, North America)
(slang) Expression of worry, fear, shock, surprise, disgust, annoyance or dismay.
- Oh crap! The other driver's going to hit my car!
- Crap! I lost the game.
- What the crap ?!
- Aw, crap , I have to start over again from the beginning of the level.
From "crab's eyes"
(gambling) A losing throw of 2, 3 or 12 in craps.
* crap out