Definition and Meanings for racket

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Part of Speech of racket

noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

Etymology of racket

f. raquette; cf. sp. raqueta, it. racchetta, which is perhaps for retichetta, and fr. l. rete a net (cf. reticule); or perh. from the arabic; cf. ar. r the palm of the hand (used at first to strike the ball), and of. rachette, rasquette, carpus, tarsus gael. racaid a noise, disturbance

Meaning of racket

as noun

  • 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.
  • a variety of the game of tennis played with peculiar long-handled rackets; -- chiefly in the plural.
  • a snowshoe formed of cords stretched across a long and narrow frame of light wood.
  • a broad wooden shoe or patten for a man or horse, to enable him to step on marshy or soft ground.

as transitive verb

  • to strike with, or as with, a racket.

as noun

  • confused, clattering noise; din; noisy talk or sport.
  • a carouse; any reckless dissipation.

as noun

  • 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.
  • an organized illegal activity, such as illegal gambling, bootlegging, or extortion.

as intransitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

  • to make a confused noise or racket.
  • to engage in noisy sport; to frolic.
  • to carouse or engage in dissipation.
  • No antonyms for racket

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