Wicket - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈwɪkɪt|  American pronunciation of the word wicket
Brit.  |ˈwɪkɪt|  British pronunciation of the word wicket

noun

- cricket equipment consisting of a set of three stumps topped by crosspieces; used in playing cricket
- a small arch used as croquet equipment (syn: hoop)
- small gate or door (especially one that is part of a larger door)
- small opening (like a window in a door) through which business can be transacted (syn: grille, lattice)

Examples

Now Saint Peter at Heaven's wicket seems to wait them with his keys.

Of late years the wicket consists of three stumps and two bails.

Word forms

noun
singular: wicket
plural: wickets
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