Main definitions of crickety in English

: crickety1crickety2

crickety1

(also cricketty)

Pronunciation /ˈkrɪkɪti/

adjective

  • Of or relating to the game of cricket; resembling cricket.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas D'Urfey (?1653–1723), playwright and writer. From cricket + -y.

Main definitions of crickety in English

: crickety1crickety2

crickety2

Pronunciation /ˈkrɪkɪti/

adjective

  • Resembling that of a cricket, especially resembling the characteristic chirping sound made by the male.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country. From cricket + -y.