not cricket

Definition of not cricket

British, old-fashioned

  1. :  not fair, polite, or proper You can't keep ignoring her. It just isn't cricket.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  any of a family (Gryllidae) of leaping orthopteran insects noted for the chirping notes produced by the male by rubbing together specially modified parts of the forewings

    :  a low wooden footstool

    :  a small metal toy or signaling device that makes a sharp click or snap when pressed

  1. :  a game played with a ball and bat by two sides of usually 11 players each on a large field centering upon two wickets each defended by a batsman

    :  fair and honorable behavior

  1. :  to play the game of cricket

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capable of being understood in two ways

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