Definitions for Cricketˈkrɪk ɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cricket(noun)

    leaping insect; male makes chirping noises by rubbing the forewings together

  2. cricket(verb)

    a game played with a ball and bat by two teams of 11 players; teams take turns trying to score runs

  3. cricket(verb)

    play cricket

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cricket(noun)

    an orthopterous insect of the genus Gryllus, and allied genera. The males make chirping, musical notes by rubbing together the basal parts of the veins of the front wings

  2. Cricket(noun)

    a low stool

  3. Cricket(noun)

    a game much played in England, and sometimes in America, with a ball, bats, and wickets, the players being arranged in two contesting parties or sides

  4. Cricket(noun)

    a small false roof, or the raising of a portion of a roof, so as to throw off water from behind an obstacle, such as a chimney

  5. Cricket(verb)

    to play at cricket

  6. Origin: [OE. criket, OF. crequet, criquet; prob. of German origin, and akin to E. creak; cf. D. kriek a cricket. See Creak.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cricket

    krik′et, n. a saltatory, orthopterous insect, allied to grasshoppers and locusts. [O. Fr. criquet; cf. Dut. krekel, Ger. kreckel.]

  2. Cricket

    krik′et, n. an outdoor game played with bats, a ball, and wickets, between two sides of eleven each.—v.i. to play at cricket.—ns. Crick′eter, one who plays at cricket; Crick′et-match, a match at cricket. [Fr. criquet; further ety. dub. Not the A.S. crycc, a stick.]

  3. Cricket

    krik′et, n. (Scot.) a low stool.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Cricket' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3063

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Cricket' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3584

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Cricket' in Nouns Frequency: #1289

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cricket in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cricket in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. George Bernard Shaw:

    Baseball has the great advantage over cricket of being sooner ended.

  2. Jagmohan Dalmiya:

    Injuries are part of cricket but precautions should be taken so that such incidents do not happen.

  3. Diana Barakzai:

    Afghanistan's cricket board does not support cricket for women, even though I have 3,700 girl cricketers across Afghanistan, i hope their attitude will change.

  4. Phil Hughes:

    Without doubt he was a rising star, with his best cricket ahead of him, he was a hero to kids around the nation and particularly those around his home grounds of New South Wales.

  5. Ramana Pemmaraju:

    A man's attraction towards a woman is propelled by his innate feelings, while a woman is more sort of involved in a mental game, an impossible preposition of sorts, its like playing soccer in a cricket ground!”

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