noun, plural socks or, for 1 also, sox [soks]. /sɒks/.
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Idioms for sock
Origin of sock1
OTHER WORDS FROM socksockless, adjectivesock·less·ness, noun
Words nearby sock
Definition for sock (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
Origin of sock2
Example sentences from the Web for sock
For the friend who is always outside hiking, camping, skiing, and more, these socks from Smartwool will make a great gift.
Unlike some oil-rich economies—notably Norway, which socked away its petroleum riches over the years to amass what is now a $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund—Alberta hasn’t saved much for a rainy day.After the boom: Canada’s oil capital faces an uncertain future|kdunn6|September 21, 2020|Fortune
To prove to me that Boston wasn’t very cold, he would wear shorts and he would wear no socks every day, no matter how cold it was.Full Transcript: Tomi Lahren on ‘The Carlos Watson Show’|Daniel Malloy|August 31, 2020|Ozy
As Clark put it, “We still have 330 million people in this country, most of whom wear socks, but Walmart couldn’t find anybody who made socks in America.”
He doesn’t know how to make any socks, but he can destroy all that expertise.
Two and a half years ago this was just a sock, underwear and a lounge kind of company.The Hot Designer Who Hates Fashion: VK Nagrani Triumphs His Own Way|Tom Teodorczuk|December 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Based on his sock puppet, I expected him to be a burly bearded giant clad in plaid—basically, a Canadian Paul Bunyan.
A food court in a suburban mall seemed like a good place to meet Ed the Sock.
Still, Ed the Sock is more active on Twitter these days, where he has more than 14 thousand followers.
The duo first met in 1997 when Kerzner was playing Ed the Sock live.
I am just turning the heel of this sock, and I can't think of that and a story too.That Little Beggar|E. King Hall
He tucked the note back in his pocket, removed a sock and rubbed the other foot thoughtfully.The Pride of Palomar|Peter B. Kyne
One chap, longer and louder than the rest, came in waving one boot above his head, and in his sock feet.Huts in Hell|Daniel A. Poling
Mr. Sherwood insisted that a sock always felt more comfortable on his foot after "Momsey" had darned it than when it was new.Nan Sherwood at Pine Camp|Annie Roe Carr
And another thing that was of special interest to you was your own sock.Crime and Punishment|Fyodor Dostoevsky