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Noun: racket  ra-kit
  1. A loud and disturbing noise
     
  2. An illegal enterprise (such as extortion or fraud or drug peddling or prostitution) carried on for profit
    - fraudulent scheme, illegitimate enterprise
     
  3. The auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality; sound that is a disagreeable auditory experience
    - noise, dissonance
     
  4. 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
    - racquet
Verb: racket  ra-kit
  1. Celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities
    "The members of the wedding party racketed all night";
    - revel, make merry, make happy, whoop it up, jollify, wassail [archaic]
     
  2. Make loud and annoying noises
     
  3. (sport) hit (a ball) with a racket

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Derived forms: rackets, racketing, racketed

Type of: auditory sensation, celebrate, endeavor [US], endeavour [Brit, Cdn], enterprise, fete, fĂȘte, hit, make noise, noise, resound, sound, sports implement

Encyclopedia: Racket, West Virginia