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bobby socks

also bobby sox
pl.n. Informal
Ankle socks worn by girls or women.

[Possibly from bob (influenced by bobby pin).]

bobby socks

pl n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) ankle-length socks worn by teenage girls, esp in the US in the 1940s

bobby socks

Ankle-length socks worn by girls.
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M&S open front effect Update the Fifties bobby sock look by pairing pointed-toe courts with lace, crochet or gingham trims, but don't go higher than ankle height, or you're into Lolita territory.
With S4C recovering from recent criticism which said it was inwardlooking and a bobby sock short of old-fashioned, while arguing the case for extra money for its digital costs on top of its pounds 80m-a-year budget, its autumn schedule has been widely anticipated, but does it deliver a much-needed shot in the arm for Welsh broadcasting?
To be fair, that's not difficult as the characters are caught in a weedily wholesome no man's land between the bobby socks and bunches of the '50s throwback youth club which was at the heart of the original Dreamboats and which makes a reappearance here, and the Swinging Sixties which is about to descend.
Grease, February 9 - 14, 2016 - Get out your leather jackets, pull on your bobby socks and take a trip to the fabulous fifties with the original rock 'n roll high school musical, Grease
TA T KE a musical trip down memory lane with Bobby Socks and Blue Jeans, a retro show featuring 40 hits from the Fif-Fif ties and Sixties.
DUST off your leathers, put on your bobby socks and get your Pink Ladies jacket out as the talented cast of Gala Theatre Stage School (GTSS) have brought the world's favourite and number one musical to life this summer.
Get into the spirit of the event and pull out your poodle skirts, sweater sets, bobby socks, saddle shoes and white bucks.
THEY'LL be rock and rolling back the years in Cardiff tonight when the musical that revisits the days of teddy boys and bobby socks opens at the New Theatre.
RCU volunteers paid tribute to the '50s-the decade in which the credit union was established-by donning ponytails, bobby socks, cuffed jeans and Elvis-style sunglasses.
BOBBY SOCKS 'EM: Zamora scores the winning penalty, which saw Rovers vent their fury at Clattenburg (inset)
We wore pants and long-sleeved shirts; the girls wore skirts and blouses with bobby socks and saddle shoes.
I changed into my American jeans, lumberjacket, bobby socks and blue suede shoes and cycled the three miles to the airport base.