crickets

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

crickets

  1. plural form of cricket
  2. (US slang, humorous or derisive) Absolute silence; no communication. Derived from the cinematic metaphor of chirping crickets at night, signaling (otherwise) complete quiet. May be used alone or in metaphorically descriptive phrases.
    Since then, I've received no response. Not a word. Just... crickets.
    We asked for an explanation, but all we heard was the sound of crickets.

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

crickets

  1. indefinite genitive singular of cricket
Last modified on 11 January 2014, at 23:20