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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈkɹɪk.ɪt/ * Rhymes: -ɪkɪt

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈkɹɪk.ɪt/
  • Rhymes: -ɪkɪt

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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English - Etymology 1

From Old French _criquet_, from _criquer_ (“to make a cracking sound”). NOUN CRICKET (_plural_ CRICKETS) * An insect in the order Orthoptera, especially family _Gryllidae_, that makes a chirping sound by rubbing its wing casings against combs on its hind legs. * A wooden footstool. * A signalling device used by soldiers in hostile territory to identify themselves to a friendly in low visibility conditions * A relatively small area of a roof constructed to divert water from a horizontal intersection of the roof with a chimney, wall, expansion joint or other projection. * (US slang, in the plural) Absolute silence; no communication. See crickets. DERIVED TERMS * balm cricket * chirpy as a cricket * cricket bird * cricket frog * house cricket * mole cricket * Mormon cricket * true cricket TRANSLATIONS

From Old French criquet, from criquer (to make a cracking sound).

Noun

cricket (plural crickets)

  1. An insect in the order Orthoptera, especially family Gryllidae, that makes a chirping sound by rubbing its wing casings against combs on its hind legs.
  2. A wooden footstool.
  3. A signalling device used by soldiers in hostile territory to identify themselves to a friendly in low visibility conditions
  4. A relatively small area of a roof constructed to divert water from a horizontal intersection of the roof with a chimney, wall, expansion joint or other projection.
  5. (US slang, in the plural) Absolute silence; no communication. See crickets.
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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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English - Etymology 2

Perhaps from a Flemish dialect of Dutch _met 'with' de 'the' krik ketsen 'to ricochet'_, i.e. "to chase a ball with a crook".[1] NOUN CRICKET (_uncountable_) * (sports) A game played outdoors with bats and a ball between two teams of eleven, popular in England and many Commonwealth countries. * (chiefly UK) An act that is fair and sportsmanlike, derived from the sport. _That player's foul wasn't CRICKET!_ USAGE NOTES The sense "An act that is fair and sportsmanlike" is always used in negative constructions and is not restricted to sports usage. * (An act that is unfair or unsportsmanlike): not cricket TRANSLATIONS SEE ALSO * Appendix:Glossary of cricket VERB CRICKET (_third-person singular simple present_ CRICKETS, _present participle_ CRICKETING, _simple past and past participle_ CRICKETED) * (rare, intransitive) To play the game of cricket. TRANSLATIONS

Perhaps from a Flemish dialect of Dutch met 'with' de 'the' krik ketsen 'to ricochet', i.e. "to chase a ball with a crook".[1]

Noun

cricket (uncountable)

  1. (sports) A game played outdoors with bats and a ball between two teams of eleven, popular in England and many Commonwealth countries.
  2. (chiefly UK) An act that is fair and sportsmanlike, derived from the sport.
    That player's foul wasn't cricket!
Usage notes

The sense "An act that is fair and sportsmanlike" is always used in negative constructions and is not restricted to sports usage.

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Verb

cricket (third-person singular simple present crickets, present participle cricketing, simple past and past participle cricketed)

  1. (rare, intransitive) To play the game of cricket.
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Que a categoria em DUTCH - ETYMOLOGY
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Dutch - Etymology

Borrowing from English _cricket_

Borrowing from English cricket

Que a categoria em DUTCH - PRONUNCIATION
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Dutch - Pronunciation

* Hyphenation: cric‧ket

  • Hyphenation: cric‧ket

Que a categoria em DUTCH - NOUN
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Dutch - Noun

CRICKET

cricket

Que a categoria em FRENCH - PRONUNCIATION
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French - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /kʁi.kɛt/

  • IPA(key): /kʁi.kɛt/

Que a categoria em FRENCH - NOUN
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French - Noun

CRICKET

cricket

Que a categoria em FRENCH - EXTERNAL LINKS
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French - External Links

* “cricket” in _le Trésor de la langue française informatisé_ (_The Digitized Treasury of the French Language_).

Que a categoria em ITALIAN - NOUN
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Italian - Noun

CRICKET

cricket

Que a categoria em SWEDISH - ALTERNATIVE FORMS
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Swedish - Alternative Forms

* kricket (less common)

  • kricket (less common)

Que a categoria em SWEDISH - NOUN
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Swedish - Noun

CRICKET

cricket


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