Crickets meaning

What does the saying 'Crickets' mean?

Idiom: Crickets


If someone says that it's been crickets, they mean that there has been complete silence and no ommincation on an issue.

Country: American English American English | Subject Area: Animals | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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