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Alongside Rugby Union, cricket is the original Gentlemans Game. Requiring the most intense of concentration, batter's and fielder's may have to stand in the field for up to 5 days. Extremely difficult to perfect and enjoyed by 9 main nations, it is a time-honoured tradition enjoyed by many.
by ive-ree August 26, 2003
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To have a joke or comment followed by a silence substantial enough to make the chirping of crickets audible.
"Hey, I got your moms phone number, and I called it", "God damn thats crickets"
by Cokehead December 23, 2002
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occur when you call or text someone and they never text you back.

From the cricket noise *chirp chirp* which you can only hear in a quiet room.
I tried to call that guy that I hooked up with and all I got was crickets.
by LMac311 October 21, 2008
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People that make a ton of noise when you're not around, but get extremely hush hush when you are present. Hence running their mouths behind your back.
The crickets stopped chirping as soon as I was around
by making_haters_mad November 03, 2011
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The word said to break the silence after an unfunny (lame) joke has been told, usually to place embarrassment on the person who attempted the joke. Sometimes yelled to increase embarrassment.
Person 1: "That's what your mum said last night..."
*Everyone Silent*
Person 2: "CRICKETS!"
by Wilse June 18, 2007
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When you prove someone wrong and they have no response.
My boss screamed at me for not completing an assignment he said he had given me. When I showed him that it was still in his brief case, he went all crickets.
by jackel_inthebox March 05, 2006
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When you text/call someone and they don't respond. They are giving you "crickets"
I text him last night but he gave me crickets...
by houstonsocialbutterfly July 09, 2009
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