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