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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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