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n. - 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.

Usage examples (30)
  • 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.
  • The question of choosing a racquet is a much more serious matter.
  • I've absolutely no doubt that while enjoying these outdoor pursuits, "He never leaves home without it -- his racquet, that is!" for more
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