What does cricket mean?

Definitions for cricket
ˈkrɪk ɪtcrick·et

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word cricket.

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.

Editors Contribution

  1. Cricket

    Cricket is one of the most popular games in the world, with billions of fans in the Subcontinent, the U.K., Australia, New Zealand and many other countries. Whether you've always wanted to play yourself, or just live somewhere (such as America) where cricket is less common. If you are curious to learn more about it, read the steps below to learn the basics of playing cricket.

    Submitted by rinat on January 5, 2020  

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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

How to pronounce cricket?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say cricket in sign language?

  1. cricket

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. Sachin Tendulkar:

    But eventually it is a game of cricket.

  2. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi:

    Conveyed my best wishes for the Cricket World Cup.

  3. Chief Executive Officer Tom Leighton:

    We are seeing good adoption and streaming for cricket in India.

  4. Mehdi Khan Choudhry:

    Many people play cricket here but we have no grounds in Athens.

  5. George Bernard Shaw:

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

Images & Illustrations of cricket

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