Cricket vs Rounder - What's the difference?
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
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
From (etyl) criquet, from .
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.
* balm cricket
* chirpy as a cricket
* cricket bird
* cricket frog
* house cricket
* mole cricket
* Mormon cricket
* true cricket
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]
(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 !
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
(rare) To play the game of cricket.
A Methodist preacher traveling a circuit, also referred to as a circuit rider.
*?Mike Richards - "Kentucky Hills of Tennessee"
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.
- My daddy was a rounder', he wore a ' rounder' s hat and coat.