A bat with a round or oval frame strung with catgut, nylon, etc., used especially in tennis, badminton, and squash
A loud unpleasant noise; a din
A double-reed woodwind instrument of the Renaissance and Baroque periods, with a squat cylindrical body in which nine parallel bores are drilled lengthwise to form a continuous undulating tube. Sometimes with preceding modifying word, indicating the size or pitch of the instrument, as bass rackett, tenor rackett, etc.
the engine makes the most incredible racket
A South American hummingbird with long racket-shaped tail feathers
A frame fitted or clamped over the head of a racket when it is not in use, to prevent warping.
A store selling a wide range of inexpensive items.
A string of catgut, nylon, or similar material used in the latticework of a sports racket.
In the names of birds, especially certain hummingbirds, parrots, and drongos: having a tail that bears a pair of rackets.
= ratchet wheel.
Aggressive or unsportsmanlike behaviour by a player in which the racket is thrown or struck against something
An illegal scheme involving the extortion of money in return for protection.
Enjoy oneself socially; go in pursuit of pleasure or entertainment
A lottery based on the occurrence of unpredictable numbers in the results of races, a lottery, etc.