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sockeroo

[ sok-uh-roo ]
/ ˌsɒk əˈru /
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noun, plural sock·er·oos.Slang.

a notable success: Her performance was a sockeroo.

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Origin of sockeroo

An Americanism dating back to 1940–45; sock2 + -eroo
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