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Racket meaning

racket - 14 dictionary results

  1. 1. hit ( a ball) with a racket
  2. 2. make loud and annoying noises
  3. 3. A scheme, dodge, trick, or the like; something taking place considered as exciting, trying, unusual, or the like; also, such occurrence considered as an ordeal; as, to work a racket; to stand upon the racket.
  4. 4. A thin strip of wood, having the ends brought together, forming a somewhat elliptical hoop, across which a network of catgut or cord is stretched. It is furnished with a handle, and is used for catching or striking a ball in tennis and similar games.
  5. 5. A snowshoe formed of cords stretched across a long and narrow frame of light wood.
  6. 6. A broad wooden shoe or patten for a man or horse, to enable him to step on marshy or soft ground.
  7. 7. To strike with, or as with, a racket.
  8. 8. Confused, clattering noise; din; noisy talk or sport.
  9. 9. A carouse; any reckless dissipation.
  10. 10. To make a confused noise or racket.
  11. 11. To engage in noisy sport; to frolic.
  12. 12. To carouse or engage in dissipation.
  13. 13. A variety of the game of tennis played with peculiar long- handled rackets; - chiefly in the plural.
  14. 14. Clatter; noise; a bat for playing tennis.

racket - examples of usage

  1. Sometimes the crows find one of these snowy visitors on the beach, and make a great fuss and racket, as they always do when an owl is in sight. - "Ways of Wood Folk", William J. Long.
  2. Because they're making such a racket. - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
  3. " 'Little, young things, ' s'I, sort o' careless, 'make a lot o' racket, you know. - "Friendship Village", Zona Gale.
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