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noun1. object or person of little or no importance
noun2. object or person that is idiotic or a fool in a some way.
1. looks just like a ballycrates.
2. its the fucken-crates
3. he's got the crates
by auxis May 29, 2006
expression of disintrest or disdain for a particular thing or person. generally used as a noun in place of said thing or person
'see ballycrates over there? he is a homosexual'

'ive gotta use the ballycrates to change the channel on the banger'
by arucarde April 22, 2006