Translation of cricket in Spanish:

cricket

Pronunciation: /ˈkrɪkət; ˈkrɪkɪt/

n

  • 1 c [Zool] grillo (m) to be as chirpy/merry as a cricket [colloquial/familiar] estar* como unas Pascuas or como un cascabel
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    • The warm summer air whipped through Chris' open window blowing with it the sounds of crickets chirping.
    • The only sound heard was crickets, chirping their nightly tunes hidden somewhere in the darkness.
    • She sniffed delicately as her ears moved to the sounds of crickets chirping.
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    • The second family includes some but by no means all of the insects which bear the name cricket.
  • 2 u [Sport] (game) críquet (m) that's not cricket (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] eso no es jugar limpio (before n) [ball/match/bat] de críquet
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    • The village has a good sports field with football and cricket teams.
    • So many runs in three days of cricket can't be a good wicket for Test match cricket.
    • The lack of patience from their batsmen has often been the bane of Bangladesh's cricket team.

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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.