racket


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Synonyms for racket

Synonyms for racket

sounds or a sound, especially when loud, confused, or disagreeable

Synonyms for racket

a loud and disturbing noise

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an illegal enterprise (such as extortion or fraud or drug peddling or prostitution) carried on for profit

the auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality

a sports implement (usually consisting of a handle and an oval frame with a tightly interlaced network of strings) used to strike a ball (or shuttlecock) in various games

celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking

make loud and annoying noises

hit (a ball) with a racket

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References in classic literature ?
Racket in hand, she walked slowly across the grass and came close to him just as he, unaware of her approach, uttered a groan of exhaustion and sat down to rest.
Nevertheless, he sought society; for on Sunday, when the ladies Rochefeuille, Monsieur de Houppeville and the new habitues, Onfroy, the chemist, Monsieur Varin and Captain Mathieu, dropped in for their game of cards, he struck the window-panes with his wings and made such a racket that it was impossible to talk.
They passed in out of sight and presently there was a most awe-in- spiring racket in the wood.
Master Friquet, the owner of a pistol and of a sword which Louvieres had given him, had organized a company of rogues like himself and was making a tremendous racket.
Few could refrain from twisting their heads towards the door; many stood upright, and turned directly about; while several little boys clambered upon the seats, and came down again with a terrible racket.
Her cargo is not stowed in any sense; it is simply dumped into her through six hatchways, more or less, by twelve winches or so, with clatter and hurry and racket and heat, in a cloud of steam and a mess of coal-dust.
He was sittin' in his tent, purtendin' not to 'ave ear av the racket.
The very magnitude of the racket he raised was funny.
I want either hard work, or an all-fired racket, or more space than there is in the whole of England.
There was a winch for the pulling in of the slack; the outgoing line being controlled by a racket.
George, when I was a kid, I remember crying and crying for a lump of candy in the window of a store till one of my brothers up and bought it for me just to stop the racket.
There was nothing for it but to stand our ground and take our medicine, though, from the hideous racket which now assailed our ears, and for which that first roar had seemed to be the signal, I judged that we must be in the midst of hundreds, perhaps thousands, of the fierce, man-eating denizens of the Kaolian jungle.
and kept up a din and a racket that was worse than Bedlam itself.
Apparently Miss Wilkinson overheard him, for she threw down her racket, and, saying she had a headache, went away.
It growls and grumbles and clicks and scratches so it spoils the music, and your machinery rumbles so that the racket drowns every tune you attempt.