- Ⅰ.cricket  ► NOUN ▪ an open-air game played on a large grass field with bat and ball between teams of eleven players, the batsmen attempting to score runs by hitting the ball and running between the wickets.● not cricket — Cf. ↑not cricketDERIVATIVES cricketer noun cricketing adjective.ORIGIN of unknown origin.Ⅱ.cricket  ► NOUN ▪ an insect related to the grasshoppers but with shorter legs, of which the male produces a characteristic musical chirping sound.ORIGIN Old French criquet, from criquer 'to crackle' .
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Cricketer — Crick et*er (kr?k ?t ?r), n. One who plays at cricket. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
cricketer — cricketeur ou cricketer [kʀikɛtœʀ] n. m. ÉTYM. 1869, in Höfler; de cricket. ❖ ♦ Rare. Joueur de cricket … Encyclopédie Universelle
cricketer — crick|et|er [ˈkrıkıtə US ər] n BrE someone who plays cricket →↑batsman, bowler ↑bowler, fielder ↑fielder ▪ Her father was a very good cricketer … Dictionary of contemporary English
cricketer — [[t]krɪ̱kɪtə(r)[/t]] cricketers N COUNT A cricketer is a person who plays cricket … English dictionary
cricketer — noun see cricket III … New Collegiate Dictionary
Cricketer — Cricket Ne doit pas être confondu avec Croquet. Match de cricket : en haut, de gauche à droite : le batteur inactif, qui est en atten … Wikipédia en Français
cricketer — See cricket2. * * * … Universalium
cricketer — noun a person who plays cricket … Wiktionary
cricketer — crickÂ·etÂ·er || krÉªkÉªtÉ™ n. one who plays cricket (outdoor sport played with ball and bat) … English contemporary dictionary
cricketer — noun (C) someone who plays cricket (2) … Longman dictionary of contemporary English