Definition of Cricketer

1. Noun. An athlete who plays cricket.

Generic synonyms: Athlete, Jock
Specialized synonyms: Bowler, Fielder, Fieldsman, Wicket-keeper
Specialized synonyms: Hobbs, John Berry Hobbs, Sir Jack Hobbs, Hutton, Sir Leonard Hutton
Derivative terms: Cricket

Definition of Cricketer

1. n. One who plays at cricket.

Definition of Cricketer

1. Noun. A person who plays cricket. ¹

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Definition of Cricketer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cricketer

cricket ball
cricket bat
cricket bats
cricket equipment
cricket field
cricket fields
cricket frog
cricket ground
cricket grounds
cricket match
cricket pitch
cricket pitches
cricket whites
cricketer (current term)
cricoarytenoid articular capsule
cricoarytenoid articulation
cricoarytenoid joint

Literary usage of Cricketer

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Side-lights on English Society, Or Sketches from Life, Social & Satrical by Eustace Clare Grenville Murray (1881)
"At the close of the last of those amateur performances at the theatre the veteran came before the curtain, dressed in the garb of a cricketer of fifty years ..."

2. The Mentor (1893)
"A cricketer AND CHESS-PLAYER. ENGLISH journals have noticed the remarkable ... A writer in a Bromley paper describes his proficiency as a cricketer in the ..."

3. Through America: Or, Nine Months in the United States by Walter Gore Marshall (1881)
"... camp of tourists—The Mirror Lake—Curious rock formations—Reflections in the lake—Breakfast at the hotel—An agile waiter—An Englishman and a cricketer. ..."

4. Oxford and Her Colleges: A View from the Radcliffe Library by Goldwin Smith (1893)
"... of a renowned cricketer in his paddings before an admiring crowd, to display the fruit of his many years of assiduous practice in guarding his stumps. ..."

5. Reminiscences and Opinions of Sir Francis Hastings Doyle, 1813-1885 by Francis Hastings Charles Doyle (1887)
"The first University boat-race—Boat Lloyd's method with the Dons— My adventure with a Duchess—Winchester cricketers—Lord Byron as a cricketer—Introduction ..."

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