Crickets meaning

(US slang, humorous or derisive) Absolute silence; no communication. Derived from the cinematic metaphor of chirping crickets at night, signaling (otherwise) complete quiet. May be used alone or in metaphorically descriptive phrases.

Since then, I've received no response. Not a word. Just... crickets.

We asked for an explanation, but all we heard was the sound of crickets.

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Plural form of cricket.
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