not cricket Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “not cricket” in the English Dictionary

"not cricket" in British English

See all translations

not cricket

UK old-fashioned or humorous If ​behaviour is not cricket, it is not ​honest or ​moral: It's ​simply not cricket to ​flirt with another man's ​wife.
(Definition of not cricket from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “not cricket”
in Chinese (Simplified) 不光彩, 不道德, 不光明正大…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不光彩, 不道德, 不光明正大…