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rack·et1

racket1

 
pronunciation:
rae kiht
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a loud, confusing noise.
The bus driver told us to stop making such a racket.
synonyms:
commotion, din, hubbub, uproar
similar words:
clamor, crash
definition 2: dishonest activities by a group of people whose aim is to cheat others of their money.
synonyms:
mob
Word History
Racket comes from an early French word that means "palm of hand." In the 1300s, people played a an early form of tennis called raket, in which players hit the ball with the palm of the hand.