Origin of crickLate Middle English crykke from Old Norse kriki, bend: see creek
transitive verbcricked, crick·ing, cricks
Origin of crickMiddle English crike
Francis Harry Compton 1916–2004
See Note at Rosalind Franklin
(third-person singular simple present cricks, present participle cricking, simple past and past participle cricked)
- to violently spasm.
- (Appalachian) Alternative form of creek.
crick - Medical Definition