or bob·by sox, bob·by·socks, bob·by·sox
- socks that reach above the ankle and are sometimes folded down to the ankle.
- indicating or associated with the wearing of bobbysocks; adolescent: strictly a bobbysocks crowd; the bobbysocks generation.
Also bob·sox [bob-soks] /ˈbɒbˌsɒks/.
Origin of bobby socks
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- ankle-length socks worn by teenage girls, esp in the US in the 1940s
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