grasshopper vs cricket

grasshopper cricket


  • 1) figuratively a young student in initial stages of training who has been chosen on account of their obvious talent
  • 2) In ordinary square or upright pianos of London make, the escapement lever or jack, so made that it can be taken out and replaced with the key.
  • 3) A cocktail made with crème de menthe and optionally with creme de cacao.
  • 4) zoology A herbivorous insect of the order Orthoptera noted for its ability to jump long distances.
  • 5) A light, usually unarmed airplane used for liaison and scouting.
  • 6) A cocktail consisting of crème de menthe, crème de cacao, and cream.
  • 7) Any of numerous orthopteran insects, chiefly of the suborder Caelifera, characteristically having long, powerful hind legs adapted for jumping.
  • 8) (Zoöl.), [Local, U. S.] a young lobster.
  • 9) a steam engine having a working beam with its fulcrum at one end, the steam cylinder at the other end, and the connecting rod at an intermediate point.
  • 10) In ordinary square or upright pianos of London make, the escapement lever or jack, so made that it can be taken out and replaced with the key; -- called also the hopper.
  • 11) (Zoöl.) Any jumping, orthopterous insect, of the families Acrididæ and Locustidæ, having large hind legs adapted for leaping, and chewing mouth parts. The species and genera are very numerous and some are very destructive to crops. The former family includes the Western grasshopper or locust (Caloptenus spretus), noted for the great extent of its ravages in the region beyond the Mississippi. In the Eastern United States the red-legged (Caloptenus femurrubrum and C. atlanis) are closely related species, but their ravages are less important. They are closely related to the migratory locusts of the Old World. See locust.
  • 12) A mixed alcoholic beverage containing crème de menthe, light cream, and sometimes crème de cacao. The name comes from its light green color.
  • 13) (Zoöl.) cricket bird.
  • 14) (Mil.) An antipersonnel mine that jumps from the ground to body height when activated, and explodes, hurling metal fragments over a wide area.
  • 15) a cocktail made of creme de menthe and cream (sometimes with creme de cacao)
  • 16) A mechanical arrangement for connecting the sucker-rods of several contiguous petroleum wells with a single steam-engine or other source of motive power.
  • 17) A chaise of which the body is suspended by braces to the rear ends of wooden springs.
  • 18) Even these of them ye may eat; the locust after his kind, … and the grasshopper after his kind.
  • 19) A saltatorial orthopterous insect; a popular name of those insects of the order Orthoptera of which the hind legs are fitted for leaping, and of which the males, if winged, produce a shrill, grating sound or stridulation.
  • 20) A young lobster.
  • 21) In pianoforte-making, the lever or jack at the back of a key which throws the hammer against the string. Also called hopper.


  • 1) chiefly UK An act that is fair and sportsmanlike, derived from the sport.
  • 2) US slang, in the plural Absolute silence; no communication. See crickets.
  • 3) A relatively small area of a roof constructed to divert water from a horizontal intersection of the roof with a chimney, wall, expansion joint or other projection.
  • 4) A signalling device used by soldiers in hostile territory to identify themselves to a friendly in low visibility conditions
  • 5) A wooden footstool.
  • 6) sports A game played outdoors with bats and a ball between two teams of eleven, popular in England and many Commonwealth countries.
  • 7) An insect in the order Orthoptera, especially family Gryllidae, that makes a chirping sound by rubbing its wing casings against combs on its hind legs.
  • 8) a small European bird (Silvia locustella); -- called also grasshopper warbler.
  • 9) (Arch.) A small false roof, or the raising of a portion of a roof, so as to throw off water from behind an obstacle, such as a chimney.
  • 10) A game much played in England, and sometimes in America, with a ball, bats, and wickets, the players being arranged in two contesting parties or sides.
  • 11) See under Balm.
  • 12) a small American tree frog (Acris gryllus); -- so called from its chirping.
  • 13) (Zoöl.) An orthopterous insect of the genus Gryllus, and allied genera. The males make chirping, musical notes by rubbing together the basal parts of the veins of the front wings.
  • 14) a game played with a ball and bat by two teams of 11 players; teams take turns trying to score runs
  • 15) leaping insect; male makes chirping noises by rubbing the forewings together
  • 16) A small, low stool; a footstool.
  • 17) Any saltatorial orthopterous insect of the family Gryllidæ (or Achetidæ), or of a group Achetina: sometimes extended to certain species of the related family Locustidæ.
  • 18) An open-air game played with bats, ball, and wickets, long peculiar to England, but now popular throughout the British empire, and somewhat less so in the United States and elsewhere.
  • 19) rare, intransitive To play the game of cricket.
  • 20) play cricket
  • 21) To engage in the game of cricket; play cricket.
  • 22) To play at cricket.


  • 1) The sky is literally darkened by the swarming grasshoppers.
  • 2) ‘A woodchat's prey is mainly insects, beetles, damsel flies, dragonflies, grasshoppers, wasps and bees.’
  • 3) ‘Aphids, grasshoppers, and gall wasps appear in the Cretaceous, as well as termites and ants in the later part of this period.’
  • 4) ‘Even wild insects such as roasted grasshoppers, flying termites, and caterpillar skins are enjoyed as snacks.’
  • 5) ‘Watch a kite sweep the skies for large insects such as grasshoppers, cicadas and dragonflies.’
  • 6) ‘They also occasionally eat insects, especially grasshoppers, cicadas and crickets.’
  • 7) ‘Only butterflies, grasshoppers, mosquitoes and flies are netted there.’
  • 8) ‘Soybeans have emerged in many fields and some plants have had minor feeding damage due to bean leaf beetles and grasshoppers.’
  • 9) ‘It only took 5 days to sink to the level of digging out ants and grasshoppers for ‘protein’ purposes.’
  • 10) ‘In Thailand, open-air markets sell silkworms, grasshoppers, and water bugs by the pound.’
  • 11) ‘No, true locusts belong to the same family of insects as grasshoppers.’
  • 12) ‘Now, in August, the shrill sound of grasshoppers rang out across the undulating flatland beyond Sand Creek.’
  • 13) ‘They will eat insects such as grasshoppers in the summer and cereal seeds in the winter.’
  • 14) ‘Other insects, such as cutworm and grasshoppers, are general agricultural pests world-wide.’
  • 15) ‘Seasonally they dine on insects, especially caterpillars, beetles, and grasshoppers.’
  • 16) ‘The insect was later confirmed to be an Egyptian grasshopper, a voracious plant-eater normally found only in the Mediterranean area.’
  • 17) ‘By mid-summer, both grasshoppers and corn earworms can be heavy feeders on a variety of crops.’
  • 18) ‘Within the past decade, two bush crickets, relatives of grasshoppers, have arrived on local grasslands.’
  • 19) ‘A few small grasshoppers and lygus bugs were found in the alfalfa but the number of these pests was low.’
  • 20) ‘Locust normally live for two to six months and are similar to flying grasshoppers.’
  • 21) ‘The buzz of insects and the musical chirping of grasshoppers filled the air.’


  • 1) It affects the style of cricket and the ability of players to play to their potential.
  • 2) We will only get that back if the team plays exciting cricket.
  • 3) He has an old head on young shoulders and definitely knows his way round a cricket field.
  • 4) We want a good game of cricket with good carry.
  • 5) English cricket will watch on in fascination and hope.
  • 6) There are more chess sets out there than cricket bats.
  • 7) We went out to play positive cricket and it was outstanding.
  • 8) They also put together a makeshift cricket team and took on locals in all the towns they visited.
  • 9) The house system was very strong and there was great competition between the houses over football and cricket.
  • 10) The job of cricket captain gives a player more responsibility than any player shoulders in any other team sport.
  • 11) The only disappointment was that all the success came in one-day cricket.
  • 12) We get on really well and like talking about cricket, bowling and figuring out opponents.
  • 13) County cricket would be all the poorer if the Horsham festival ceased to exist.
  • 14) The bus turned right off the main road at the army checkpoint as always and rounded the corner past the deserted cricket ground.
  • 15) His cricketing ability meant that he was not sent to serve in Korea.
  • 16) My enthusiasm one-day cricket is still there.
  • 17) We've played a lot of cricket together growing up.
  • 18) An equally big sin is to have mastered the skills through bowling in county cricket rather than being taken under the England wing.
  • 19) The trio flew back to Pakistan earlier this month, before the end of the cricket tour.
  • 20) Close retired from county cricket at the end of the following season, and moved back to Yorkshire.
  • 21) He could easily join the ranks of those who find first-class cricket a bit of a mystery while Test cricket becomes a natural environment.
  • 22) Up now. craigcoomans Nice to watch what is essentially the old Australian cricket team that was so successful, even if it's only 20/20 thinga87 that was an absolute crack up #cricket love Warnie and Pigeon
  • 23) cricket rahulanand1 @delhidreams good. .just came back from a session of gully cricket with ofc friends. .howz the fever and all netcitizen kanpupr must have erupted Zaheer strikes on the first ball #cricket brettspence Damn India are batting well.
  • 24) Aren't cricket lovers happy with the fact that the best ones made it???? grow up guys justinspratt wow - vicoria 6 runs for 3 wickets in semi-final for champions league T20 #cricket
  • 25) : P allaboutcricket it actually feels pretty good to be back in jersey, except I only got one hour of sleep courtesy of the cricket living in my wall. allaboutcricket There are too many things to do, but I am just watching the one day cricket Australia vs England. allaboutcricket #cricket England bowl in whitewash decider:
  • 26) That's why T20 is such an exciting format to watch. bhooshan "The only way India can be number 1 (in cricket) is by being ruthless" - Sunil Gavaskar (I agree) #cricket bhooshan 'Little Johnny' is bowling well and surprisingly everyone is back in form.
  • 27) Will play cricket, badminton now. repley cricket: Nielsen: Lee still a major doubt stuckinseoul England cricket stars celebrate Lord's win by racking up �5k bar bill ... but Freddie Flintoff settles for a pint with the missus daneshzaki Bangladesh wins series; will the Windies board bring back the original team members at least now #cricket intellibitz Cellphone Directory | cricket TXTM8 Offers High-End Features at ... intellibitz smokes a plethora of cricket intellibitz cricket: Flintoff on fitness hopes - ClubCall. com:
  • 28) Afghanistan's rapid rise in cricket is simply stunning
  • 29) Afghanistan's rapid rise in cricket is simply stunning - USATODAY. com
  • 30) ‘The warm summer air whipped through Chris' open window blowing with it the sounds of crickets chirping.’
  • 31) ‘The only sound heard was crickets, chirping their nightly tunes hidden somewhere in the darkness.’
  • 32) ‘She sniffed delicately as her ears moved to the sounds of crickets chirping.’
  • 33) ‘They could only hear the sound of crickets chirping from outside the small privacy window of the room.’
  • 34) ‘The only sounds were crickets chirping and the sound of cars driving around on other streets.’
  • 35) ‘Cue audio: sounds of crickets chirping while the girls stare blankly at the camera and at each other.’
  • 36) ‘Near the end of the film, there's a scene that has the sound of crickets chirping on the soundtrack, indicating it's taking place at night.’
  • 37) ‘I'm continuing with the list even though everyone seems to have abandoned me and left me with the sound of crickets chirping.’
  • 38) ‘Suddenly the sound of crickets chirping in the night filled the room.’
  • 39) ‘Only the sound of crickets chirping and grass swaying in the wind were heard.’
  • 40) ‘Insects such as the red locust, crickets, grasshoppers, and flying ants are collected in season and either fried with salt to make popular snacks or dried for later use.’
  • 41) ‘This little guy likes to find his way inside grasshoppers, crickets and other plant-eating insects.’
  • 42) ‘They also occasionally eat insects, especially grasshoppers, cicadas and crickets.’
  • 43) ‘I kept tadpoles and frogs, raised orphaned birds successfully, learned to tell time by the sun, and the temperature by the rate at which crickets and katydids chirped.’
  • 44) ‘According to Walker, only male katydids and crickets strike up a tune, and when they do, they invariably have one thing on their mind: sex.’
  • 45) ‘On its brightly lit glass shelves sit trays piled with crispy crickets, grasshoppers, other insects and worms.’
  • 46) ‘Now they know that male crickets are able to make a high pitched sound which humans cannot hear.’
  • 47) ‘Only the sounds of the watery ripples, chirping crickets, and the dirt under her feet disturbed the silence.’
  • 48) ‘Besides birds, crickets and grasshoppers were his favorite animals.’
  • 49) ‘I've actually found grasshoppers and crickets that had been cooked in the greens because no one cleaned them first.’
  • 50) ‘The village has a good sports field with football and cricket teams.’
  • 51) ‘So many runs in three days of cricket can't be a good wicket for Test match cricket.’
  • 52) ‘The lack of patience from their batsmen has often been the bane of Bangladesh's cricket team.’
  • 53) ‘He organised combined services rugby union and cricket teams to play against other countries.’
  • 54) ‘He was murdered after he wandered off to play on swings as his family watched a cricket match in a park.’
  • 55) ‘Tarquin had an uncomplicated life centred around work, the cricket club and his family.’
  • 56) ‘He hails from a cricket loving family where all his brothers played the game at the highest level.’
  • 57) ‘Though cricket brought her such name and fame, it is golf that runs in her family.’
  • 58) ‘I don't think I've heard of other chaps having a cricket pitch named after them.’
  • 59) ‘A Bradford man who was beaten to death in the grounds of a cricket club is to have a special garden named after him.’
  • 60) ‘Even if the cricket committee did want to go for a top name, it is not certain that the hard-up club would be able to agree to cough up the wages.’
  • 61) ‘A street in Saltaire has been named after one of cricket's greatest legends and a Shipley hero.’
  • 62) ‘As we filled our pockets greedily, the family playing cricket in the wind looked at us strangely.’
  • 63) ‘Byas is a down-to-earth bloke, as much at home on the family farm as he is in the cricket spotlight.’
  • 64) ‘We spend a fair bit of time away from our families, not as much as the cricket boys, but you try to keep your family unit with you as much as you can.’
  • 65) ‘When a Jamaican family moves in next door and build a cricket net in the back garden, David is thrilled.’
  • 66) ‘The next, he was dead, his family in a mess and the cricket world in a state of shock and numbness.’
  • 67) ‘Darren fondly remembers those early days, playing backyard cricket with keen family and friends.’
  • 68) ‘Have countries gone to war and have people died in the name of cricket?’
  • 69) ‘If you left home and the family wireless, you were in the cricket wilderness.’

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