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1 sock /ˈsɑːk/ noun
plural socks
1 sock
/ˈsɑːk/
noun
plural socks
Learner's definition of SOCK
[count]
: a piece of clothing that is worn on your foot and that covers your ankle and sometimes the lower part of your leg usually plural see color picture on this page; see also bobby socks, tube sock

knock/blow your socks off

informal
: to affect or impress you in a very strong and favorable way

put a sock in it

informal
used to tell someone to stop talking
compare 2sock
2 sock /ˈsɑːk/ noun
plural socks
2 sock
/ˈsɑːk/
noun
plural socks
Learner's definition of SOCK
[count] informal
: a hard hit with the fist : punch usually singular
compare 1sock
3 sock /ˈsɑːk/ verb
socks; socked; socking
3 sock
/ˈsɑːk/
verb
socks; socked; socking
Learner's definition of SOCK
[+ object] informal
: to hit (someone or something) hard
often used figuratively

sock away

[phrasal verb]
sock away (something) or sock (something) away US, informal
: to save (something, such as money) by putting it in a safe place

socked in

US
: affected by bad weather conditions that prevent people from leaving

sock it to

informal
: to do or say something to (someone) in a strong and forceful way
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