In cities, the sound of car alarms going off in the distance. The urban equivalent of hearing crickets chirping in the country.
It was a surprisingly quiet night in the city, and as I walked home to the sounds of urban crickets, I contemplated my next move.
urban crickets: define #2
black youths with nextels dealing drugs in cities at night
“must be a good night for crack sales, I can hear urban crickets all over the place “