A cricket, a hopping insect that makes a chirping sound. Depicted as a brown or green cricket in full profile on its six legs facing left, with long antennae and large, bent back legs.
May resemble or be used to represent a grasshopper (including locusts) and other bugs. May also be used to represent metaphorical crickets, or "silence," as of a disapproving or uninterested audience.
Not to be confused with 🏏 Cricket Game, the sport.
Google's cricket was previously green.
📅 Cricket was approved as part of Unicode 10.0 in 2017
and added to Emoji 5.0 in 2017.