sock

A sock is a piece of clothing you wear on your foot, under your shoe, and socks usually come in pairs. You can wear only one sock if you like, but your other foot might get jealous.

Some socks barely cover the foot, while others reach up over the knee. When you sock someone, it has nothing to do with footwear; you punch them. If something "knocks your socks off," it makes you extremely enthusiastic or excited, and if your brother tells you to "put a sock in it," he means "be quiet."

Primary Meanings of sock

1.
n
hosiery consisting of a cloth covering for the foot; worn inside the shoe; reaches to between the ankle and the knee
2.
v
hit hard
Full Definitions of sock
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n hosiery consisting of a cloth covering for the foot; worn inside the shoe; reaches to between the ankle and the knee

Types:
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anklet, anklets, bobbysock, bobbysocks
a sock that reaches just above the ankle
argyle, argyll
a sock knitted or woven with an argyle design (usually used in the plural)
athletic sock, sweat sock, varsity sock
a sock worn for athletic events
knee-hi, knee-high
a sock or stocking that reaches up to just below the knees
tabi, tabis
a sock with a separation for the big toe; worn with thong sandals by the Japanese
Type of:
hose, hosiery
socks and stockings and tights collectively (the British include underwear)

n a truncated cloth cone mounted on a mast; used (e.g., at airports) to show the direction of the wind

Synonyms:
air sock, air-sleeve, drogue, wind cone, wind sleeve, wind sock, windsock
Type of:
visual signal
a signal that involves visual communication
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v hit hard

Synonyms:
bash, bonk, bop, whap, whop
Type of:
hit
deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument

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