sockdologer


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sock·dol·a·ger

or sock·dol·o·ger  (sŏk-dŏl′ə-jər)
n. Slang
1. A conclusive blow or remark.
2. Something outstanding.

[Origin unknown.]

sockdologer

(sɒkˈdɒlədʒə) ,

sockdolager

or

sockdoliger

n
1. a decisive blow or remark
2. an outstanding person or thing
[C19: of uncertain origin; perhaps from sock2 + doxology (in the sense: the closing act of a church service) + -er1]