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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An insect related to the grasshoppers (The male produces a rhythmical chirping sound); An open-air game played on a large grass field with ball, bats, and two wickets, between teams of eleven players;

Usage examples (33)
  • And I still maintain cricket is the silliest so-called sport I've ever seen.
  • There is of course a natural polarity between these two extreme interpretations of the word "cricket".
  • Jasmine said ... hehe. .i am in your club Trupti. .you rightly said "cricket" is the other woman in my life too ..
  • I said, 'I'm OK, Dad, just busy in cricket all the time.' for more
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  • The "cricket" (game played with bats, balls, and wickets) player "cricked" (past tense of to crick, hurt one's neck by twisting) his neck in the last game.
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