Definition of cricketer in US English:

cricketer

noun

  • A person who plays cricket.

    ‘he is a very young and talented cricketer’
    • ‘My dad was a very fine cricketer, good enough to turn professional.’
    • ‘The life of a professional cricketer is tough.’
    • ‘Our test cricketers had scored an impressive run of victories.’
    • ‘He dreams of becoming a cricketer.’
    • ‘He is a New Zealand cricketer who bowls right-hand fast-medium.’
    • ‘I was sometimes playing against former test cricketers.’
    • ‘The phenomenal level of concentration required by top level cricketers is something that impresses me no end.’
    • ‘He was a very successful county cricketer.’
    • ‘I get enjoyment from playing alongside lads who are trying to become professional cricketers.’
    • ‘Although this is supposed to be the off season for our leading cricketers, some of them are playing county cricket in England.’

Pronunciation

cricketer

/ˈkrikidər//ˈkrɪkɪdər/