What does Cricket mean?

Definitions for Cricket
ˈkrɪk ɪtCrick·et

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cricketnoun

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

  2. cricketverb

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

  3. cricketverb

    play cricket

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cricketnoun

    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

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

  2. Cricketnoun

    a low stool

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

  3. Cricketnoun

    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

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

  4. Cricketnoun

    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

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

  5. Cricketverb

    to play at cricket

    Etymology: [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.

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

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

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

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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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

Examples of Cricket in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    The game of cricket is on a very weak wicket in an era of internet as not many people are interested in watching it by buying ticket from the money in own pocket.

  2. Virat Kohli:

    No cricket team in the world depends on one or two players. The team always plays to win.

  3. Timothy Noakes:

    Cricket is like baseball, you've got to concentrate for 10 seconds and then you relax, and then you concentrate. And that switching on and switching off is affected by carbohydrates and sugar, in my view. It's the same in golf.

  4. Sachin Tendulkar:

    But eventually it is a game of cricket.

  5. Dinesh Joshi:

    We keep busy with video games, thankfully we have streetlights. So we play cricket on the road at night after work. That is our mode of entertainment - and we have Netflix.

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