Meaning of wicket
Pronunciation: (wik'it), [key]
- a window or opening, often closed by a grating or the like, as in a door, or forming a place of communication in a ticket office, a teller's cage in a bank, etc.
- a hoop or arch.
- a turnstile in an entrance.
- a small door or gate, esp. one beside, or forming part of, a larger one.
- a small gate by which a canal lock is emptied.
- a gate by which a flow of water is regulated, as to a waterwheel.
- either of the two frameworks, each consisting of three stumps with two bails in grooves across the tops, at which the bowler aims the ball.
- the area between the wickets; the playing field.
- one batsman's turn at the wicket.
- the period during which two players bat together.
- a batsman's inning that is not completed or not begun.
- to be at or have a disadvantage.
- wicket (Thesaurus)