making or causing a racket; noisy.
fond of excitement or dissipation.

1765–75; racket1 + -y1

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rackety (ˈrækɪtɪ)
1.  noisy, rowdy, or boisterous
2.  socially lively and, sometimes, mildly dissolute: a rackety life

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Example sentences
Still not powerful enough and, despite refinements, still a bit rackety.
It employs some awkwardly high-flown language to describe a somewhat rackety past.
We did not hear the noise common to any kind of hanger production, which is pretty rackety.
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