Definition: Meaning of, cricket in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ˈkrɪkɪt /

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cricket crickets
  1. [uncountable] a game between two teams of 11 players in which players try to get points by hitting a ball and running between two sets of three sticks
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  2. [countable] a small brown insect that can jump, and that makes a rough sound by rubbing its wings together
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cricket used in phrases

  • European house cricket (noun)
    1. lives in human dwellings; naturalized in parts of America
  • French cricket (noun)
    1. usually a tennis ball an informal form of children's cricket where a ball is bowled underarm at the legs of another player holding a cricket bat, and the next bowler throws from where the ball lands
  • Jerusalem cricket (noun)
    1. large wingless nocturnal grasshopper that burrows in loose soil along the Pacific coast of the United States
  • Test and County Cricket Board
    1. an organization in the UK that governs the way professional CRICKET is played
  • cricket ball (noun)
    1. the ball used in playing cricket
  • cricket bat (noun)
    1. the club used in playing cricket
  • cricket equipment (noun)
    1. cricket sports equipment used in playing cricket
  • cricket frog (noun)
    1. either of two frogs with a clicking call
  • cricket match (noun)
    1. a match between two cricket teams
  • cricket-bat willow (noun)
    1. eurasian willow tree having greyish leaves and ascending branches
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