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cricket1 US English

An insect related to the grasshoppers. The male produces a characteristic rhythmical chirping sound

cricket2 US English

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

cricket3 US English

A low stool, typically with a rectangular or oval seat and four legs splayed out

not cricket US English

A thing contrary to traditional standards of fairness or rectitude

bush cricket US English

An insect related to the grasshoppers, with very long antennae and a mainly carnivorous diet. Many kinds live among shrubby vegetation, active and singing mainly at dusk and in the night

camel cricket US English

A wingless humpbacked insect related to the grasshoppers, typically living in caves or holes

cave cricket US English

Another term for camel cricket.

field cricket US English

A cricket that lives in a burrow in grassland and has a musical birdlike chirp

house cricket US English

A chiefly nocturnal cricket with a birdlike warble, native to North Africa and southwestern Asia. It has become established in heated buildings

mole cricket US English

A large burrowing nocturnal cricket with broad forelegs, the female of which lays her eggs in an underground nest and guards the young

water cricket US English

A predatory water bug that runs on the surface film of water, related to the pond skater but with shorter legs

county cricket US English

First-class cricket played in the UK between the eighteen professional teams contesting the County Championship

French cricket US English

An informal game resembling cricket but played with a soft ball which is bowled at the batter’s legs

not cricket in cricket2 US English

A thing contrary to traditional standards of fairness or rectitude

field cricket in cricket1 US English

An insect related to the grasshoppers. The male produces a characteristic rhythmical chirping sound

house cricket in cricket1 US English

An insect related to the grasshoppers. The male produces a characteristic rhythmical chirping sound