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Definition of "racquet" [rac•quet]

  • Variant of racket1. (noun)

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 "racquet" in a sentence
  • "The only thing that brought him closer to the sense of death was the glimpse from his mother's car of "a man in white tennis trousers, who had been walking home after an energetic game of tennis" and who had collapsed from a heart-attack, lying dead beside the road with his un-pressed tennis racquet (the un-pressed racquet is a telling detail of disaster-stricken suburbia)."
  • "The wood racquet is a lost commodity among the pro tennis ranks."
  • "Our guest of honour is an avid participant in racquet sports, his favourites being tennis and squash."