racket
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈɹækɪt/
Noun

racket (plural rackets)

  1. (countable) A racquet: an implement with a handle connected to a round frame strung with wire, sinew, or plastic cords, and used to hit a ball, such as in tennis or a birdie in badminton.
  2. (Canada) A snowshoe formed of cords stretched across a long and narrow frame of light wood.
  3. A broad wooden shoe or patten for a man or horse, to allow walking on marshy or soft ground.
Synonyms Translations Verb

racket (rackets, present participle racketing; past and past participle racketed)

  1. To strike with, or as if with, a racket.
    • Poor man [is] racketed from one temptation to another.
Noun

racket (plural rackets)

  1. A loud noise.
    Power tools work quickly, but they sure make a racket.
    With all the racket they're making, I can't hear myself think!
    What's all this racket?
  2. A fraud or swindle; an illegal scheme for profit.
    They had quite a racket devised to relieve customers of their money.
  3. (dated, slang) A carouse; any reckless dissipation.
  4. (dated, slang) Something taking place considered as exciting, trying, unusual, etc. or as an ordeal.
Synonyms Translations Translations Verb

racket (rackets, present participle racketing; past and past participle racketed)

  1. (intransitive) To make a clattering noise.
  2. (intransitive, dated) To be dissipated; to carouse.



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