Definition of racket
What does the word racket mean?
part of speech: noun, intransitive verb
Disturbance, uproar, din; social excitement, gaiety, dissipation; (slang) dodge, game, line of business, lay; ordeal, trying experience, (stand the r., come successfully through test, face consequences of action); hence rackety a. (Vb) live gay life (often about), move about noisily.
part of speech: noun
Cat-gutted bat used in tennis, rackets, &c.; (pl.) ball-game for two or four persons played in plain four-walled court with rr.; snowshoe resembling r.; r.-ball, small hard kid-covered ball of cork& string; r.-press, for keeping rr. taut& in shape; r.-tail, kinds of small bird with r.-shaped tail. [French]