sock Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “sock” in the English Dictionary

"sock" in British English

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uk   /sɒk/  us   /sɑːk/

sock noun (CLOTHES)

A2 [C] a ​piece of ​clothing made from ​softmaterial that ​coversyourfoot and the ​lowerpart of ​yourleg: a ​pair of socks nylon/​woollen/​cotton socks thermal socks ankle/​knee socks Put on ​your shoes and socks. The little ​boy was ​wearing odd socks (= socks of different ​colours).

sock noun (HIT)

[C usually singular] old-fashioned slang a ​powerfulhit: a sock on the ​jaw

sockverb [T]

uk   /sɒk/  us   /sɑːk/
old-fashioned slang to ​hit someone with ​your fist (= ​closedhand): He socked the ​policeman on the ​jaw/in the ​eye. US in ​baseball, to ​hit a ​ball very ​powerfully
(Definition of sock from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sock" in American English

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socknoun [C]

 us   /sɑk/ (plural socks or sox  /sɑks/ )

sock noun [C] (FOOT COVERING)

a ​covering for ​yourfoot, ​worn inside a ​shoe and made of ​softmaterial

sockverb [T]

 us   /sɑk/

sock verb [T] (HIT)

to ​hit someone: He socked his ​brother in the ​eye.
(Definition of sock from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sock”
in Korean 양말…
in Arabic جَوْرَب…
in Malaysian stoking…
in French chaussettes…
in Russian носок…
in Chinese (Traditional) 衣物, 短襪,襪子…
in Italian calzino…
in Turkish çorap…
in Polish skarpetka…
in Spanish calcetín…
in Vietnamese miếng lót giày…
in Portuguese meia…
in Thai ถุงเท้า…
in German die Socke…
in Catalan mitjó…
in Japanese 靴下, ソックス…
in Chinese (Simplified) 衣物, 短袜,袜子…
in Indonesian kaus kaki…
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