Definition of Racket. Meaning of Racket. Synonyms of Racket

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Definition of Racket

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Racket Rack"et, n. 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. [Slang]
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Racket Rack"et, n. [F. raquette; cf. Sp. raquets, It. racchetta, which is perhaps for retichetta, and fr. L. rete a net (cf. Reticule); or perh. from the Arabic; cf. Ar. r[=a]ha the palm of the hand (used at first to strike the ball), and OF. rachette, rasquette, carpus, tarsus.] [Written also racquet.] 1. 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. Each one [of the Indians] has a bat curved like a crosier, and ending in a racket. --Bancroft. 2. A variety of the game of tennis played with peculiar long-handled rackets; -- chiefly in the plural. --Chaucer. 3. A snowshoe formed of cords stretched across a long and narrow frame of light wood. [Canada] 4. A broad wooden shoe or patten for a man horse, to enable him to step on marshy or soft ground. Racket court, a court for playing the game of rackets.
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Racket Rack"et, v. t. To strike with, or as with, a racket. Poor man [is] racketed from one temptation to another. --Hewyt.
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Racket Rack"et, n. [Gael. racaid a noise, disturbance.] 1. confused, clattering noise; din; noisy talk or sport. 2. A carouse; any reckless dissipation. [Slang]
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Racket Rack"et, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Racketed; p. pr. & vb. n. Racketing.] 1. To make a confused noise or racket. 2. To engage in noisy sport; to frolic. --Sterne. 3. To carouse or engage in dissipation. [Slang]

Meaning of Racket from wikipedia

- Look up racket in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Racket may refer to: Racket (crime), a systematised element of organized crime Protection racket, a scheme...
- extortionary, or otherwise illegal coordinated scheme or operation (a "racket") to repeatedly or consistently collect a profit. Originally and often still...
- Racket sports are games in which players use a racket or paddle to hit a ball or other object. Rackets consist of a handled frame with an open hoop that...
- Racket is a general-purpose, multi-paradigm programming language and a multi-platform distribution that includes the Racket language, compiler, large...
- A protection racket is a type of racket and a scheme of organized crime perpetrated by a potentially hazardous organized crime group that generally guarantees...
- War Is a Racket is a speech and a 1935 short book by Smedley D. Butler, a retired United States Marine Corps Major General and two-time Medal of Honor...
- Racket Boys (Korean: 라켓소년단) is a 2021 South Korean television drama. The series, directed by Cho Young-kwang and written by Jung Bo-hun, stars Kim Sang-kyung...
- A racket, or racquet, is a sports implement used for striking a ball or shuttle**** in games such as squash, tennis, racquetball, badminton and padel....
- side of the racket was used to hit the ball. Current rules state that, unless damaged in play, the racket cannot be exchanged for another racket at any time...
- A table tennis racket (also known as a "paddle" or "bat") is used by table tennis players. It is usually made from laminated wood covered with rubber on...