Definition of cricket noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    cricket

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    noun
    NAmE//ˈkrɪkət//
     
     
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  1. 1[countable] a small, brown, jumping insect that makes a loud high sound by rubbing its wings together the chirping of crickets
  2. 2 [uncountable] a game played on grass by two teams of 11 players. Players score points (calledruns) by hitting the ball with a wooden bat and running between two sets of vertical wooden sticks, calledstumps a cricket match/team/club/ball
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: cricket