racket

[ɹ_ˈa_k_ɪ_t], [ɹˈakɪt], [ɹˈakɪt]

Antonyms for racket:

quietness, peacefulness, still, restfulness, calmness, placidity, calm, hush, repose, peace, tranquillity, quietude, silence, stillness, serenity, Sereneness, lull, Silentness, quiet.


Definitions of racket:

  1.   make loud and annoying noises – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  2.   A strip of wood with the ends together, covered with network, and having a handle- used in tennis: a snow- shoe. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3.   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. – Newage Dictionary DB
  4.   To make a confused noise or clamour; to strike as with a racket. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  5.   Clatter; noise; a bat for playing tennis. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6.   Irregular clattering noise; the bat or battledore used at tennis; the game itself. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  7.   hit with a racket, of a ball – Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8.   the auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality; sound that is a disagreeable auditory experience; " modern music is just noise to me" – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  9.   To strike with, or as with, a racket. – Newage Dictionary DB
  10.   To engage in noisy sport; to frolic. – Newage Dictionary DB
  11.   A variety of the game of tennis played with peculiar long- handled rackets; - chiefly in the plural. – Newage Dictionary DB
  12.   To strike with, or as with, a network bat. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  13.   hit ( a ball) with a racket – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  14.   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. – Newage Dictionary DB
  15.   To strike, as with a racket. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  16.   Confused, clattering noise; din; noisy talk or sport. – Newage Dictionary DB
  17.   To make a confused noise or racket. – Newage Dictionary DB
  18.   A clattering or confused noise; commotion; frolic; spree. – The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  19.   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 – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  20.   A carouse; any reckless dissipation. – Newage Dictionary DB
  21.   To make a confused noise; to frolic. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  22.   To make a loud noise; frolic. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  23.   A clattering noise. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  24.   a loud and disturbing noise – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  25.   A confused, clattering noise; clamour. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  26.   an illegal enterprise ( such as extortion or fraud or drug peddling or prostitution) carried on for profit – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  27.   A snowshoe formed of cords stretched across a long and narrow frame of light wood. – Newage Dictionary DB
  28.   The game of tennis. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  29.   The instrument with which players at tennis strike the ball; a snow- shoe. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  30.   An implement for striking a ball, as in tennis. – The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  31.   celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities; " The members of the wedding party made merry all night"; " Let's whoop it up-- the boss is gone!" – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  32.   To carouse or engage in dissipation. – Newage Dictionary DB
  33.   A broad wooden shoe or patten for a man or horse, to enable him to step on marshy or soft ground. – Newage Dictionary DB
  34.   A clattering noise; din; noisy talk or play; a network bat used in the game of tennis; a snowshoe. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  35.   make a racket – Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

Quotes for racket:

  1. I had not picked up a tennis racket in 15 years, so I tried. – Matthew Ashford
  2. War is a racket It is the only one international in scope. It is the only one in which the profits are reckoned in dollars and the losses in lives. – Smedley Butler
  3. War is just a racket I believe in adequate defense at the coastline and nothing else. – Smedley Butler
  4. Advertising is a racket like the movies and the brokerage business. You cannot be honest without admitting that its constructive contribution to humanity is exactly minus zero. – F. Scott Fitzgerald
  5. The old saying that war is a racket has taken on an even more shameful meaning. – David Hackworth
  6. My father was a carpenter, a very good carpenter. He also worked for the Jones boys. They were not family members, we weren't related at all. They started the policy racket in Chicago, and they had the five and dime store. – Quincy Jones
  7. I'm in the wrong racket if I didn't want a public life. – Joe Mantegna
  8. I'll let the racket do the talking. – John McEnroe
  9. I started in this racket in the early '70s, and when I was president of the Science Fiction Writers of America, of which I was like the sixth president, I was the first one nobody ever heard of. – Jerry Pournelle
  10. Journalism is a kind of profession, or craft, or racket for people who never wanted to grow up and go out into the real world. – Harry Reasoner
  11. I have to give my family credit for putting up with the racket because as some of you may know, its not the easiest thing in the world to live with a kid who's trying to become a rock and roll drummer. – Max Weinberg

Usage examples for racket:

  1. “ Nixon had warned me against tempting Providence again by making any unnecessary racket in the cave, but it was no use. ” – Down the Columbia by Lewis R. Freeman
  2. “ " Well, I think he must be down, or something," said Joe, " for I heard a racket in the barn." ” – The Bondboy by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
  3. At once the racket ceased. ” – The Blazed Trail by Stewart Edward White
  4. After the wild racket of the guns, it seemed as though the sea itself whispered. ” – Shelled by an Unseen Foe by James Fiske
  5. “ I am afraid I haven't made clear to you the ghastly racket in my brain. ” – The Red Planet by William J. Locke
  6. The voice died away into a wail; then broke out in a racket of curses. ” – The Splendid Spur by Arthur T. Quiller Couch
  7. “ I could hear nothing above the racket – Major Vigoureux by A. T. Quiller-Couch
  8. Nobody was visible at the moment; and he passed on round the house to the rear, from whence he heard a great racket made by the voices of poultry. ” – A Red Wallflower by Susan Warner
  9. Then down came Amy's racket and the ball sailed across almost to the back line and bounded high, and although Holt jumped for it, he missed it and it lodged hard and fast in the back net. ” – Left Tackle Thayer by Ralph Henry Barbour
  10. “ Jenk has got my racket – Five Little Peppers at School by Margaret Sidney
  11. “ " Why, you can't play it without a racket said Browning. ” – Frank Merriwell's Races by Burt L. Standish
  12. Who could eat with Joan making that insane racket in there! ” – Gigolo by Edna Ferber
  13. The racket it makes breaks me all up. ” – Questionable Shapes by William Dean Howells
  14. They make a terrible racket – Tom Swift and his Motor-cycle by Victor Appleton
  15. Don't make a racket Lance! ” – The Girl Scouts in Beechwood Forest by Margaret Vandercook
  16. The first day after Peter left they were very quiet on the front nearest us, but in the late evening they started a terrific racket – Greenmantle by John Buchan
  17. Not daring to breathe, but clutching the racket tightly, and with one eye on Berry, Jenk cried again in a loud whisper, " Sure, Berry?" ” – Five Little Peppers at School by Margaret Sidney
  18. But the swim ended with another racket when the dinner bell rang. ” – Woodland Tales by Ernest Seton-Thompson
  19. She was full of the racket which had just taken place overhead; but to this Laurence hardly listened. ” – The Sign of the Spider by Bertram Mitford

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