noun, plural socks or for 1, also sox.
Words nearby sock
Idioms for sock
Origin of sock1
OTHER WORDS FROM socksock·less, adjectivesock·less·ness, noun
Definition for socks (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
Origin of sock2
Examples from the Web for socks
Melchior is the forerunner of the aunt who always gave me socks.
I got a chance to see this man in his office and present him with these socks.
He derived enormous satisfaction from some customers choosing to base the rest of their wardrobe around his socks.
He was so impressed by the socks that he invited me through my client to come and visit him.
This gives Nagrani greater satisfaction than to have Esquire last year crown his socks “the best in the world”.
The socks were sent to us and the other things to some one else.The Lost Prince|Frances Hodgson Burnett
He was carrying his boots and creeping along in his socks—which must be why you never heard him, sir.A Thief in the Night|E. W. Hornung
"The wife told me," said Marion, calmly, rolling up her socks.The Coryston Family|Mrs. Humphry Ward
And when the first little girls were born they would be called after you, and you would knit their socks.The Daughters of a Genius|Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
As she turned over the socks in the basket, she glanced up now and then at Pamela's face, which was bent over her work.Theo|Mrs. Frances Hodgson Burnett