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1 racket

A loud and disturbing noise.

Roget 315: agitation, stir, tremor, shake, ripple, jog, jolt, jar, jerk, shock, succussion, trepidation, quiver, quaver, ... show more

Roget 407: roll etc. v.; drumming etc. v.; berloque, bombination, rumbling; tattoo, drumroll; dingdong; tantara; rataplan; ... show more

Dutch: herrie, kabaal, lawaai, leven

2 racket

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

synonyms: fraudulent scheme, illegitimate enterprise.

3 racket

The auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality; sound that is a disagreeable auditory experience.

synonyms: dissonance, noise.

Roget 713: disagreement etc. 24; discord, disaccord, dissidence, dissonance; jar, clash, shock; jarring, jostling etc. v.; ... show more

Roget 404: loudness, power; loud noise, din; blare; clang, clangor; clatter, noise, bombilation, roar, uproar, racket, ... show more

4 racket

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.

synonym: racquet.

Dutch: racket, raket
Polish: rakieta


1 racket

Celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities.

synonyms: jollify, make happy, make merry, make whoopie, revel, wassail, whoop it up.

Dutch: opwekken

2 racket

Make loud and annoying noises.

3 racket

Hit (a ball) with a racket.

Moby thesaurus: Babel, Bedlam let loose, Cosa Nostra, Lastex, Mafia, ado, agate, agitation, art, artful dodge, artifice, babel, baleen, ball, ballot-box stuffing, ballyhoo, baseball bat, bat, battledore, bauble ... show more.

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