HyperDic: cricket

English > 3 senses of the word cricket:
NOUNanimalcricketleaping insect
actcricketa game / game played with a ball and bat by two teams of 11 players
VERBcompetitioncricketplay cricket
cricket > pronunciation
Soundskrih'kaht; krih'kiht
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
acquit ... writ: 187 rhymes with iht...
English > cricket: 3 senses > noun 1, animal
Meaningleaping insect; male makes chirping noises by rubbing the forewings together.
Member ofGryllidae, family Gryllidaecrickets
NarrowerEuropean house cricket, Acheta domesticaLives in human dwellings
field cricket, Acheta assimilisCommon American black cricket
mole cricketdigs in moist soil and feeds on plant roots
tree cricketpale arboreal American cricket noted for loud stridulation
Broaderorthopterous insect, orthopteron, orthopteranAny of various insects having leathery forewings and membranous hind wings and chewing mouthparts
Spanishcríquet, grillo
English > cricket: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA game / game played with a ball and bat by two teams of 11 players; teams take turns trying to score runs.
Category ofbowlHurl a cricket ball from one end of the pitch towards the batsman at the other end
bowling(cricket) the act of delivering a cricket ball to the batsman
cricket equipmentsports equipment used in playing cricket
duck, duck's egg(cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman
hat trick(sports) three consecutive scores by one player or three scores in one game / game / game (as in cricket or ice hockey etc.)
maiden over, maiden(cricket) an over in which no runs are scored
over(cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch
round-armWith the arm swung round at shoulder height
snickhit a glancing blow with the edge of the bat
stump(cricket) any of three upright wooden posts that form the wicket
PartsinningsThe batting turn of a cricket player or team
snickA glancing contact with the ball off the edge of the cricket bat
Broaderfield gameAn outdoor game played on a field of specified dimensions
Spanishcriquet, críquet
Catalancriquet, críquet
Verbscricketplay cricket
English > cricket: 3 senses > verb 1, competition
MeaningPlay cricket.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broaderplayparticipate in games / games or sport
Nounscricketa game / game played with a ball and bat by two teams of 11 players
cricketeran athlete who plays cricket

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