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Noun: cricket  kri-kit
  1. Leaping insect; male makes chirping noises by rubbing the forewings together
     
  2. A game played with a ball and bat by two teams of 11 players; teams take turns trying to score runs
     
  3. A wooden footstool
Verb: cricket  kri-kit
  1. Play cricket

Derived forms: cricketing, cricketed, crickets

Type of: ball game, field game, orthopteran, orthopteron, orthopterous insect, play

Part of: family Gryllidae, Gryllidae

Encyclopedia: Cricket, North Carolina