Definition of bush cricket
: long-horned grasshopper It was a dark bush cricket, that bumbling long-legged relative of the grasshoppers, whose soft chirrup is now the soundtrack to East Anglia's late-summer evenings. — Mark Cocker, Guardian (London), 20 Aug. 2012
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