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socknoun

uk   /sɒk/ us   /sɑːk/
  • sock noun (CLOTHES)

A2 [C] a piece of clothing made from soft material that covers your foot and the lower part of your leg: 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 powerful hit: a sock on the jaw

sockverb [T]

uk   /sɒk/ us   /sɑːk/
(Definition of sock from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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socknoun [C]

us   /sɑk/ plural socks or sox /sɑks/
  • sock noun [C] (FOOT COVERING)

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

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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