- an occupation, livelihood, or business.
- an easy or profitable source of livelihood.
verb (used without object)
Origin of racket1
Examples from the Web for racketing
For instance, all monastic life, and the doctrine of racketing spirits from purgatory, are in conflict with faith.Epistle Sermons, Vol. II|Martin Luther
His condemnation of our busy, racketing life is so damned conclusive!Mince PieAuthor: Christopher Darlington MorleyRelease Date: October 10, 2004 [eBook #13694]|Christopher Darlington Morley
She had looked as fresh as a rose through all the racketing, and when she talked about the need for rest she had smiled.Mary Gray|Katharine Tynan
With all this racketing no soldier could be seen at the point of fire.Our Young Aeroplane Scouts in Germany|Horace Porter
When the racketing, roaring motorboat arrived beside his ship, and Terry shouted to him to stop, he chuckled and drove on.Creatures of the Abyss|Murray Leinster
British Dictionary definitions for racketing (1 of 2)
- a medieval woodwind instrument of deep bass pitch
- a reed stop on an organ of deep bass pitch