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1. cricket

noun. ['ˈkrɪkɪt'] leaping insect; male makes chirping noises by rubbing the forewings together.

Synonyms

  • orthopteron
  • European house cricket
  • field cricket
  • tree cricket
  • Gryllidae
  • orthopteran
  • mole cricket
  • family Gryllidae
  • Acheta assimilis
  • Acheta domestica

Antonyms

  • immovableness
  • refrain
  • stay in place
  • inactiveness

Etymology

  • criquet (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • criquer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Cricket

  • trickett
  • prickett
  • wickett
  • ticket
  • thicket
  • rickett
  • pickett
  • picket
  • fickett
  • bickett

Example sentences of the word cricket


1. Noun, singular or mass
When food-limited, she would much rather seek out a cricket to munch on than a conspecific male.

Quotes containing the word cricket


1. My approach to cricket has been reasonably simple: it was about giving everything to the team, it was about playing with dignity and it was about upholding the spirit of the game. I hope I have done some of that. I have failed at times, but I have never stopped trying. It is why I leave with sadness but also with pride.
- Rahul Dravid

2. If a cricketer, for instance, suddenly decided to go into a school and batter a lot of people to death with a cricket bat, which he could do very easily, I mean, are you going to ban cricket bats?
- Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

3. Cricket Bell.” I smiled into my phone. “How did you get so wise?
- Stephanie Perkins, Lola and the Boy Next Door

2. cricket-bat_willow

noun. Eurasian willow tree having greyish leaves and ascending branches.

Synonyms

  • Salix alba caerulea
  • genus Salix
  • willow
  • Salix

3. cricket

noun. ['ˈkrɪkɪt'] a game played with a ball and bat by two teams of 11 players; teams take turns trying to score runs.

Synonyms

  • innings
  • snick

Antonyms

  • overact
  • underact
  • tightness

Etymology

  • criquet (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • criquer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. cricket

verb. ['ˈkrɪkɪt'] play cricket.

Etymology

  • criquet (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • criquer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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