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English noun: cricket

1. cricket (animal) leaping insect; male makes chirping noises by rubbing the forewings together

Broader (hypernym)orthopteran, orthopteron, orthopterous insect

Narrower (hyponym)Acheta assimilis, Acheta domestica, European house cricket, field cricket, mole cricket, tree cricket

Member meronymfamily Gryllidae, Gryllidae

2. cricket (act) a game played with a ball and bat by two teams of 11 players; teams take turns trying to score runs

Broader (hypernym)field game

Part holonyminnings, snick

Domain category membersbowl, bowling, cricket equipment, duck, duck's egg, hat trick, maiden, maiden over, over, round-arm, snick, stump

English verb: cricket

1. cricket (competition) play cricket

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)play

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