HyperDic: craps

English > 2 senses of the word craps:
NOUNquantitycraps, snake eyesexpressions used when when two dice are thrown and both come up showing one spot
actcrapsa gambling game played with two dice
craps > pronunciation
Soundskrae'ps
Rhymescollapse ... taps: 11 rhymes with aeps...
English > craps: 2 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningExpressions used when when two dice are thrown and both come up showing one spot.
Synonymsnake eyes
Broadertwo, 2, II, deuceThe cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number
English > craps: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA gambling game played with two dice; a first throw of 7 or 11 wins and a first throw of 2, 3, or 12 loses and a first throw of any other number must be repeated to win before a 7 is thrown, which loses the bet and the dice.
Category ofnatural(craps) a first roll of 7 or 11 that immediately wins the stake
Partscast, rollThe act of throwing dice
Narrowercrap shooting, crapshoot, crap gamePlaying craps
Broadergame of chance, gambling gameA game / game that involves gambling
Usage ofplural, plural formThe form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Spanishcraps, dados
Catalandaus

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