racket

Part of speech: noun

A clattering noise.

Part of speech: noun

An implement for striking a ball, as in tennis.

Part of speech: noun

A clattering or confused noise; commotion; frolic; spree.

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Usage examples "racket":

  1. However, we are much obliged for the use of your pump, Swift, and-" But Andy prevented any further talk by starting the car with the muffler open, making a great racket, and he hurriedly drove off, almost before his father was seated, leaving Tom standing there in the road, beside his pump and lantern. - "Tom Swift and his Electric Runabout or, The Speediest Car on the Road", Victor Appleton.
  2. Then, at the last instant, the robot whipped around its single racket- equipped arm. - "Manners of the Age", Horace Brown Fyfe.
  3. In time, and with practice, I could, I believe, do most that these fishermen do except one thing: I doubt I could stand the racket of my own thoughts. - "A Poor Man's House", Stephen Sydney Reynolds.