Associations to the word «Sock»

Pictures for the word «Sock»


SOCK, noun. A knitted or woven covering for the foot
SOCK, noun. A shoe worn by Greco-Roman comedy actors
SOCK, noun. A violent blow, punch
SOCK, noun. (Internet slang) sock puppet
SOCK, noun. (firearms) (informal) a gun sock
SOCK, verb. (transitive) To hit or strike violently; to deliver a blow to.
SOCK, noun. A ploughshare.
SOCK HOP, noun. In the 1950s, informal sponsored dance at American high schools, typically held on the grounds of the high school itself in the gymnasium or cafeteria.
SOCK IN, verb. (transitive) To cause a temporary disruption of the operations of, usually an airport.
SOCK LINK, noun. A string with clips on each end to hold socks together as a pair before placing them in the wash.
SOCK PUPPET, noun. A simple puppet made from a sock placed over the hand of the puppeteer.
SOCK PUPPET, noun. A person being completely controlled by another.
SOCK PUPPET, noun. (Internet) (neologism) A pseudonym used by someone to distance themselves from their actions, especially to talk about themselves in the guise of a neutral observer
SOCK PUPPETEER, noun. Someone who controls a sock puppet (a simple puppet made from a sock).
SOCK PUPPETEER, noun. (Internet) A user in an online community, who has two or more accounts set up by that user so as to seem to be for different users.
SOCK PUPPETEERS, noun. Plural of sock puppeteer
SOCK PUPPETS, noun. Plural of sock puppet

Dictionary definition

SOCK, noun. Hosiery consisting of a cloth covering for the foot; worn inside the shoe; reaches to between the ankle and the knee.
SOCK, noun. A truncated cloth cone mounted on a mast; used (e.g., at airports) to show the direction of the wind.
SOCK, verb. Hit hard.

Wise words

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