knee-socks

or knee socks, knee·socks

[ nee-soks ]
/ ˈniˌsɒks /
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plural noun

socks reaching to just below the knees.

Origin of knee-socks

First recorded in 1960–65
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Examples from the Web for knee-socks

  • She hated being seen in public in her gear, which was totally Sailor Moon -- a pleated skirt and a tunic and knee-socks.

    Little Brother|Cory Doctorow