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Definition of "racquets" [racquets]

  • A game played on a large, netless, four-walled court by two or four players with long-handled rackets and a hard, fast-moving ball 1 inch (2.5 centimeters) in diameter. (noun-plural)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "racquets" in a sentence
  • "James P. Conover, the St. Paul's master who also introduced ice hockey to the United States, had ordered rackets and balls from England for his new racquets courts (racquets is an older, faster, deadlier version of squash)."
  • "They are unusual not just in shape or color but because the bird helps create the structure, stripping the barbs off the middle part of the feather to create the "racquets" at the end."
  • "The team will sell chances to win items to be auctioned such as racquets, lessons, logo balls, etc. in an effort to raise money to benefit cancer research."