Associations to the word «Cricket»

Pictures for the word «Cricket»


CRICKET, noun. An insect in the order Orthoptera, especially family Gryllidae, that makes a chirping sound by rubbing its wing casings against combs on its hind legs.
CRICKET, noun. (US) (slang) (humorous) (in the plural) In the form crickets: absolute silence; no communication.
CRICKET, noun. A wooden footstool.
CRICKET, noun. A signalling device used by soldiers in hostile territory to identify themselves to a friendly in low visibility conditions.
CRICKET, noun. A relatively small area of a roof constructed to divert water from a horizontal intersection of the roof with a chimney, wall, expansion joint or other projection.
CRICKET, noun. (sports) A game played outdoors with bats and a ball between two teams of eleven, popular in England and many Commonwealth countries.
CRICKET, noun. (chiefly British) An act that is fair and sportsmanlike, derived from the sport.
CRICKET, verb. (rare) (intransitive) To play the game of cricket.
CRICKET BALL, noun. A hard, solid ball with an interior of cork and a leather case with a slightly raised sewn seam. Traditionally red, but other colors are available.
CRICKET BALLS, noun. Plural of cricket ball
CRICKET BAT, noun. (cricket) a bat, traditionally made from willow, used to play cricket
CRICKET BATS, noun. Plural of cricket bat
CRICKET FIELD, noun. The area of grass (within the boundary) on which a cricket match is played.
CRICKET FIELD, noun. A cricket ground.
CRICKET FIELDS, noun. Plural of cricket field
CRICKET GROUND, noun. An arena in which a cricket match is played; a cricket field plus the viewing areas, pavilion etc.
CRICKET GROUNDS, noun. Plural of cricket ground
CRICKET PITCH, noun. The twenty-two yard strip between the two wickets, where the batsman faces the bowler.
CRICKET PITCHES, noun. Plural of cricket pitch
CRICKET WHITES, noun. (cricket) The traditional clothing worn by cricketers, consisting of white trousers, shirt and optionally sweater

Dictionary definition

CRICKET, noun. Leaping insect; male makes chirping noises by rubbing the forewings together.
CRICKET, noun. A game played with a ball and bat by two teams of 11 players; teams take turns trying to score runs.
CRICKET, verb. Play cricket.

Wise words

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