Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n.pl. Variant of racquets.

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  • n. Plural form of racket.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Comparing the power surge in rackets and strings to modern-day baseball, he said, "If they had some of the equipment we have in tennis, they'd be hitting the ball 700 feet."

    All that racket: Players have appreciation of wooden past

  • Fisher's longing for a return to wood rackets is more than nostalgic: he says that the advances in racket technology have actually changed the nature of the game, and not for the better.

    For the Love of the Game

  • Comparing the power surge brought on by advances in rackets and strings to modern-day baseball, he says, "If they had some of the equipment we have in tennis they'd be hitting the ball 700 feet."

    Tennis' technological advances have their ups, downs

  • They thought breaking rackets is good, '' he said then.

    Norman loses his cool

  • The power that professionals can summon from state-of-the-art rackets is simply too much for the delicate touch game of yore to survive.

    The Feel of Wood

  • LONDON - Tennis rackets from the French president, an iPad from the New York mayor, ties from Italy's prime minister: Being Britain's prime minister, David Cameron has some perks, though he's not allowed to take any of these gifts home for free.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • ‘If you wouldn’t mind, Bob,’ said dad, pulling one of the old rackets from the Slazenger bag and practicing his swing.

    Court Out « A Fly in Amber

  • From the way they hang on the girls 'shoulders and feel when they jab into my kidneys on the subway car, I assume that the bags actually contain rackets.

    No-Fat City

  • In contrast, most of my fellow participants threw out whatever value system or philosophy they had ever had and began speaking of everything in their lives as either "rackets" or "strong points."

    Karin Badt: Inside The Landmark Forum

  • The main activity of the Landmark is to make -- not urge -- participants to apologize to the people around them for the "rackets" they have dumped on them.

    Karin Badt: Inside The Landmark Forum

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