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Definitions of cricket

  1. To engage in cricket. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To play at cricket. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. 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. Newage Dictionary DB
  4. 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. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. A low stool Newage Dictionary DB
  6. a game played with a ball and bat by two teams of 11 players; teams take turns trying to score runs Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. leaping insect; male makes chirping noises by rubbing the forewings together Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. A famous English game played with wickets, bats, and a ball, by eleven players on each side; a chirping insect; a low stool. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. A genus of insects allied to grasshoppers, which make a chirping noise with their wing-covers. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. A game with bat and ball. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. An insect allied to the grasshoppers; low stool; a game with ball and wickets. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. A leaping insect, the male of which makes a chirping sound. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. An outdoor game played with bats, a ball, and wickets. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. A favourite English game played with bats and ball, between two wickets. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. A well-known insect, of which there are different kinds, the house-cricket, the field-cricket, and the mole-cricket. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  16. A chirping insect found about ovens and fireplaces on ground floors. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  17. A favourite outdoor game played with bats, wickets, and ball. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for cricket

  1. He was a very good sort of Cricket too, ready to say the most pleasant things to everybody, yet, sad to relate, he had a dreadful habit of boasting. – Among the Meadow People by Clara Dillingham Pierson
  2. You are as lively as a cricket this morning. – The Desired Woman by Will N. Harben
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