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Slang

racket (1)

This page is about the slang term racket (1)

Meaning

loud noise that lasts a long time

For example

  • The people next door were having a party and they were making such a racket that I couldn't get to sleep.

  • Lance was playing one of his favourite heavy metal CDs when his dad came in and said "Could you turn that racket down?"

Quick Quiz

Ted was woken up early today by the racket coming from

a. a couple of tennis players in the park

b. a team of builders working next door

c. a swarm of butterflies outside his window

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Contributor: Matt Errey