Cricket vs Rounder - What's the difference?

cricket | rounder |


As nouns the difference between cricket and rounder

is that cricket is while rounder is a methodist preacher traveling a circuit, also referred to as a circuit rider.

As an adjective rounder is

(round).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

cricket

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) criquet, from .

Noun

(en noun)
  • An insect in the order Orthoptera, especially family , that makes a chirping sound by rubbing its wing casings against combs on its hind legs.
  • A wooden footstool.
  • A signalling device used by soldiers in hostile territory to identify themselves to a friendly in low visibility conditions
  • 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.
  • (US slang, in the plural) Absolute silence; no communication. See crickets.
  • Derived terms
    * balm cricket * chirpy as a cricket * cricket bird * cricket frog * house cricket * mole cricket * Mormon cricket * true cricket

    Etymology 2

    Perhaps from a Flemish dialect of Dutch 'to ricochet' , i.e. "to chase a ball with a crook".[http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/7919429.stm]

    Noun

    (-)
  • (sports) A game played outdoors with bats and a ball between two teams of eleven, popular in England and many Commonwealth countries.
  • (chiefly, British) An act that is fair and sportsmanlike, derived from the sport.
  • ''That player's foul wasn't cricket !
    Usage notes
    The sense "An act that is fair and sportsmanlike" is always used in negative constructions and is not restricted to sports usage. * (An act that is unfair or unsportsmanlike) not cricket
    See also
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    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (rare) To play the game of cricket.
  • rounder

    English

    Adjective

    (head)
  • (round)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A Methodist preacher traveling a circuit, also referred to as a circuit rider.
  • *?Mike Richards - "Kentucky Hills of Tennessee"
  • My daddy was a rounder', he wore a ' rounder' s hat and coat.
  • A railroad man who worked at a roundhouse, operating the turntable.
  • A person who earns a living by playing cards.
  • A person who makes the rounds of bars, saloons, and similar establishments; figuratively, a debaucher or
  • One who rounds; one who comes about frequently or regularly.
  • A tool for making an edge or surface round.
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