sockeroo

[ sok-uh-roo ]
/ ˌsɒk əˈru /

noun, plural sock·er·oos. Slang.

a notable success: Her performance was a sockeroo.

Nearby words

  1. sock lining,
  2. sock puppet,
  3. sock suspender,
  4. sockdolager,
  5. sockdologer,
  6. socket,
  7. socket wrench,
  8. sockeye,
  9. sockeye salmon,
  10. socko

Origin of sockeroo

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

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