Quick answer
"Crap" is a noun which is often translated as "la mierda", and "garbage" is a noun which is often translated as "la basura". Learn more about the difference between "crap" and "garbage" below.
crap(
krahp
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(excrement)
a. la mierda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Careful. Don't step in that dog crap, or your shoes will smell really bad.Cuidado. No pises esa mierda de perro, si no olerán muy mal tus zapatos.
2.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(nonsense)
a. las estupideces
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Stop saying that crap. Do you even hear yourself?Deja de decir estupideces. ¿Ni siquiera te escuchas al hablar?
b. las gilipolleces
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I don't want to hear any more crap from you. Quit complaining and wash the dishes.No quiero oír más gilipolleces. Déjate de quejarte y lava los platos.
c. las pendejadas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Claudia was talking about the same crap as usual, so I didn't really pay much attention to what she was saying.Claudia estaba hablando de las mismas pendejadas de siempre, entonces no hice mucho caso a lo que decía.
d. las huevadas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Regionalism used in Honduras
(Honduras)
Regionalism used in Panama
(Panama)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
I'm tired of talking about this political crap. It only comes between friends.Estoy harto de hablar de estas huevadas políticas. Solo sirve para interponerse entre amigos.
e. las boludeces
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(Southern Cone)
Don't believe half of the crap he says. He makes up most of it.No creas la mitad de las boludeces que dice. Se inventa la mayoría.
3.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(junk)
a. las porquerías
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Don't leave your crap on the counter. I'm about to make dinner.No dejes tus porquerías en la mesada. Estoy por hacer la cena.
b. la mierda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
If you don't pick up your crap in the living room, I'm going to throw it out.Si no recoges tu mierda de la sala, la voy a tirar.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(to defecate)
a. cagar
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Hurry up in the bathroom! I have to crap and I can't wait any longer!¡Apúrate en el baño! ¡Tengo que cagar y ya no aguanto!
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
5.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(of bad quality) (United Kingdom)
a. de mierda
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
I can't believe I went to see that crap film with you. It was terrible.No puedo creer que fui a ver esa película de mierda contigo. Estuvo pésima.
b. de cagada
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
I'll walk. I don't want to arrive at school in your boyfriend's crap car.Me voy a pie. No quiero llegar al colegio en el carro de cagada de tu novio.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
6.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(used to express disappointment and disbelief)
a. mierda
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Crap! I left my keys in the car.¡Mierda! Dejé las llaves adentro del coche.
b. joder
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Crap! That really hurt.¡Joder! Eso sí que dolió.
c. carajo
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Crap! You messed up again.¡Carajo! Otra vez arruinaste todo.
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garbage(
gar
-
bihj
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (refuse)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la basura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Would you mind leaving the garbage out at the curb for pickup?¿Te importaría dejar la basura en el bordillo para que la recojan?
b. los desechos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Composting is a way to convert organic garbage into something useful.El compostaje es una buena manera de convertir los desechos orgánicos en algo útil.
2. (worthless things)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la porquería
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The movie is garbage compared to the book.La película es una porquería en comparación con el libro.
b. los disparates
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The managers were talking garbage about their employees' work.Los gerentes estaban diciendo disparates sobre el trabajo de sus empleados.
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