bobbysocks

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bobbysocks

(ˈbɒbɪˌsɒks) or

bobbysox

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

bob•by•socks

or bob•by•sox

(ˈbɒb iˌsɒks)

n.pl.
socks that reach above the ankle and are sometimes folded down to the ankle.
[1940–45, Amer.; bobby, by association with bobby pin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bobbysocks - a sock that reaches just above the anklebobbysocks - a sock that reaches just above the ankle
sock - hosiery consisting of a cloth covering for the foot; worn inside the shoe; reaches to between the ankle and the knee
Translations

bobbysocks

bobbysox [ˈbɒbɪsɒks] NPL (US) → escarpines mpl