how to pronounce crickets


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the above transcription of crickets is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

crickets is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of crickets in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… with crickets chirping so so there was …”

meanings of crickets


  1. Used alone or in metaphorically descriptive phrases: absolute silence; no communication.
  2. Plural of cricket.


  1. Expressing mild annoyance or surprise.

crickets frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word crickets occurs in english on average 2.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

words that rhyme with crickets


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