Definitions for cricketˈkrɪk ɪt

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  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 DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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.]

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


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