One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘Trains have the personality, the tension, the romance of all travel - of waiting-rooms and tea-rooms and the music of the rackety lurch.’
- ‘Mary, it turns out, has led a thoroughly rackety sort of life.’
- ‘He made no apologies for his rackety lifestyle, his liking for louche and even sleazy companions, his lavish consumption of cigars, brandy and champagne.’
- ‘We led quite a rackety life when the children were growing up.’
- ‘Bletchley was quite inspiring: a lovely old manor house surrounded by some rackety and decrepit WWII-era huts, with some brick buildings as well.’
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