Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “sock”

See all translations

sock

noun [C]  /sɑk/ ( plural socks or sox  /sɑks/) us  

sock noun [C] (FOOT COVERING)

a covering for your foot, worn inside a shoe and made of soft material

sock

verb [T]  /sɑk/ us  

sock verb [T] (HIT)

to hit someone: He socked his brother in the eye.
Translations of “sock”
in Korean 양말…
in Arabic جَوْرَب…
in French chaussettes…
in Turkish çorap…
in Italian calzino…
in Chinese (Traditional) 衣物, 短襪,襪子…
in Russian носок…
in Polish skarpetka…
in Spanish calcetín…
in Portuguese meia…
in German die Socke…
in Catalan mitjó…
in Japanese 靴下, ソックス…
in Chinese (Simplified) 衣物, 短袜,袜子…
(Definition of sock from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of sock?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “sock” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

piglet

a baby pig

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More