Synonyms of cricket
Definition of cricket
a low stool, typically with a rectangular or oval seat and four legs splayed out.
an insect related to the grasshoppers. The male produces a characteristic rhythmical chirping sound.
The only sounds were crickets chirping and the sound of cars driving around on other streets.
an open-air game played on a large grass field with ball, bats, and two wickets, between teams of eleven players, the object of the game being to score more runs than the opposition.
Tarquin had an uncomplicated life centred around work, the cricket club and his family.
Example of cricket
a cricket bat
A Bradford man who was beaten to death in the grounds of a cricket club is to have a special garden named after him.
a game of cricket
A street in Saltaire has been named after one of cricket 's greatest legends and a Shipley hero.
According to Walker, only male katydids and crickets strike up a tune, and when they do, they invariably have one thing on their mind: sex.
As we filled our pockets greedily, the family playing cricket in the wind looked at us strangely.
Byas is a down-to-earth bloke, as much at home on the family farm as he is in the cricket spotlight.
Darren fondly remembers those early days, playing backyard cricket with keen family and friends.
Even if he had been an indifferent performer, the length of his cricketing life alone would make him remarkable.
Even if the cricket committee did want to go for a top name, it is not certain that the hard-up club would be able to agree to cough up the wages.