Definition of Racquet

1. Noun. A sports implement (usually consisting of a handle and an oval frame with a tightly interlaced network of strings) used to strike a ball (or shuttlecock) in various games.

Exact synonyms: Racket
Specialized synonyms: Badminton Racket, Badminton Racquet, Battledore, Crosse, Bat, Squash Racket, Squash Racquet, Tennis Racket, Tennis Racquet
Terms within: Face, Grip, Handgrip, Handle, Hold
Generic synonyms: Sports Implement
Derivative terms: Racket



Definition of Racquet

1. n. See Racket.

Definition of Racquet

1. Noun. An implement with a handle connected to a round frame strung with wire, sinew, or plastic cords, and used to hit a ball, such as in tennis, or a shuttlecock in badminton. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Racquet

1. a lightweight implement used in various ball games [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Racquet

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raclettes
racloirs
raclopride
racon
racons
raconteur
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raconteurial
raconteuring
raconteurs
racoon
racoonda
racoons
racquet (current term)
racquet-tail
racquet-tails
racquet hypha
racquet sports
racquetball
racquetballer
racquetballers
racquetless
racquetlike
racquets
ractopamine
racy
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Literary usage of Racquet

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1. London Passed and Passing: A Pictorial Record of Destroyed & Threatened by Hanslip Fletcher (1908)
"Although there appear to be no historical associations of much interest connected with racquet Court, and most of its buildings are of the painfully prosaic ..."

2. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"The Station Club comprises a library, billiard-room, swimming- bath, racquet court, and garden. The military force in cantonments ordinarily consists of a ..."

3. The Cruise of the Marchesa to Kamschatka & New Guinea: with notices of by Francis Henry Hill Guillemard (1889)
"... many minutes I had a couple of specimens in fine plumage in my collecting-bag. But for a long time I could see nothing of the magnificent racquet-tailed ..."

4. The City of Detroit, Michigan, 1701-1922 by Clarence Monroe Burton, William Stocking, Gordon K. Miller, S. J. Clarke Publishing Company (1922)
"In religious faith he is an Episcopalian, his membership being with Christ church, and he is a popular member of the Detroit Country, Thumb Tack and racquet ..."

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