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bobby socks

or bob路by sox, bob路by路socks, bob路by路sox

[ bob-ee-soks ]
/ 藞b蓲b i藢s蓲ks /
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plural noun
socks that reach above the ankle and are sometimes folded down to the ankle.
adjective
indicating or associated with the wearing of bobbysocks; adolescent: strictly a bobbysocks crowd; the bobbysocks generation.
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Also bob路sox [bob-soks] /藞b蓲b藢s蓲ks/ .

Origin of bobby socks

1940鈥45, Americanism;bobby (for bobbed2, altered by association with bobby pin) + socks
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British Dictionary definitions for bobby socks

bobby socks

pl n
ankle-length socks worn by teenage girls, esp in the US in the 1940s
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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