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  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj rackety uncontrollably noisy
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Rackety Making a tumultuous noise.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • rackety Making or characterized by a racket or noise; noisy: as, a rackety company or place.
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In literature:

But blowing your brains out is a noisy, rackety performance, and Pupkin soon found that only special kinds of brains are suited for it.
"Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town" by Stephen Leacock
What had possessed him to give his card to a rackety young fellow, who went about with a thing like that?
"To Let" by John Galsworthy
Did he run into debt, or gamble, or swear; was he violent; were his friends rackety; did he stay out at night?
"The Forsyte Saga, Complete" by John Galsworthy
Mos' likely dey has rackety times in de nussery.
"Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Part 3" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
You'd better bring in some wood and draw some water: it nearly breaks my back to draw water up that rickety-rackety well.
"Lippincott's Magazine. Vol. XII, No. 33. December, 1873." by Various
The process was pretty rackety, and while it could not keep us awake, it prevented us from falling thoroughly asleep.
"African Camp Fires" by Stewart Edward White
A wonnerful coorious, rackety world, sure 'nough!
"Children of the Mist" by Eden Phillpotts
Your brother is not fit to stay in a rackety hotel.
"Prisoners" by Mary Cholmondeley
Mos' likely dey has rackety times in de nussery.
"The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" by Mark Twain
You were a pair of regular rackety rakes, and her ladyship has done wonders for Sir Hilton.
"Sir Hilton's Sin" by George Manville Fenn
He's a rackety, wild young dog, but there's a good deal of the gentleman about him.
"Real Gold" by George Manville Fenn
And he was New York to her, great, blessed, shiny, rackety New York.
"The Sick-a-Bed Lady" by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
You know how I dislike those noisy rackety Pembertons.
"Abington Abbey" by Archibald Marshall
The influence of so merry a blade was sure to become great amongst the rackety M.P.
"My Lords of Strogue Vol. III, (of III)" by Lewis Wingfield
Still, it is rather a rackety life.
"The Graftons" by Archibald Marshall
He may, in spite of his rackety youth, become a leader of his profession.
"The Threatening Eye" by Edward Frederick Knight
Is Clam Beach a scene of such rackety dissipation that people forget their private affairs?
"True to a Type, Vol. II (of 2)" by Robert Cleland
As he saw the hero of the occasion and the night come in with Marjorie Poole, an inspiration came to the rackety young fellow.
"The Soul Stealer" by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
No; I haven't been half as rackety as a hundred men we could think of.
"The Second Mrs. Tanqueray" by Sir Arthur Wing Pinero
Rather rackety, his mother says.
"The Lady in the Car" by William Le Queux

In poetry:

The girls of Toomancie they look so entrancing
Like bawling young heifers they're out for their fun
With the waltz and the polka and all kinds of dancing
To the rackety old banjo of Bob Anderson.
"Brisbane Ladies" by Anonymous Oceania