Definition of Numbers racket

1. Noun. An illegal daily lottery.

Exact synonyms: Numbers, Numbers Game, Numbers Pool
Generic synonyms: Drawing, Lottery



Definition of Numbers racket

1. Noun. (alternative form of numbers game) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Numbers Racket

numbering
numberings
numberless
numberlessly
numberlessness
numberlike
numberous
numberplate
numberplates
numbers
numbers game
numbers games
numbers juggling
numbers needed to harm
numbers pool
numbers racket (current term)
numberwork
numbest
numbfish
numbfishes
numbing
numbingly
numbles
numbly
numbness
numbnesses
numbnuts
numbre
numbs
numbskull

Literary usage of Numbers racket

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1. American Airpower Comes of Age: General Henry H. "Hap" Arnold's World War II by Henry Harley Arnold, John W. Huston (2001)
"216 This numbers racket phrase was commonly used pejoratively by airmen in this period as they worked to respond to the constantly changing formulae ..."

2. Pennsylvania Crime Commission: 1984 Report by DIANE Publishing Company (1997)
"In September 1980, the Crime Commission learned that Miller, after his release from prison, had moved the headquarters of his numbers racket from Chester to ..."

3. Yen for Development: Japanese Foreign Aid & the Politics of Burden-sharing by Shafiqul Islam (1991)
"... of the Defense Burden-Sharing Panel (Washington, DC: 1988); and Pat Schroeder, "The Burden-Sharing numbers racket," New York Times, April 6, 1988, A23. ..."

4. Ideas, Concepts, Doctrine: Basic Thinking in the United States Air Force by Robert Frank Futrell (1989)
"... same old numbers racket," de Seversky began to change his mind about his definition of air power. In an April 1954 article he pointed out that from its ..."

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