Translation of "racket" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

racket

noun uk /ˈræk.ɪt/ us /ˈræk.ɪt/
SPORT 體育

A2 [ C ] also racquet an object used for hitting the ball in various sports, consisting of a net fixed tightly to a round frame with a long handle

球拍
a tennis/squash/badminton racket 網球/壁球/羽毛球球拍
NOISE 噪音

C2 [ S ] informal an unpleasant loud continuous noise

喧嘩;吵鬧聲;連續不斷的喧嚷
They were making such a racket outside that I couldn't get to sleep. 他們一直在外面大吵大鬧,弄得我根本睡不著。
CRIME 犯罪

[ C usually singular ] informal a dishonest or illegal activity that makes money

勒索;詐騙;敲詐
They were jailed for running a protection/prostitution racket. 他們因為勒索保護費/做拉皮條的勾當而被監禁。
→ See also protection

[ C usually singular ] disapproving a way of making a large unfair profit

詐騙行為;暴利行為
Phone chat lines are a real racket. 電話聊天熱線純屬暴利行為。

(Translation of “racket” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)