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an·klet

 (ăng′klĭt)
n.
1. An ornament worn around the ankle.
2. A sock that reaches just above the ankle.
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anklet

(ˈæŋklɪt)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) an ornamental chain worn around the ankle
2. (Clothing & Fashion) the US word for ankle sock
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an•klet

(ˈæŋ klɪt)

n.
1. a sock that reaches just above the ankle.
2. an ornamental circlet worn around the ankle.
[1810–20]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anklet - a shoe for a child or woman that has a strap around the ankleanklet - a shoe for a child or woman that has a strap around the ankle
shoe - footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material
2.anklet - a sock that reaches just above the ankleanklet - 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
3.anklet - an ornament worn around the ankleanklet - an ornament worn around the ankle  
bangle, bracelet - jewelry worn around the wrist for decoration
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Translations

anklet

[ˈæŋklɪt] Nbrazalete m para el tobillo, ajorca f para el pie (US) → calcetín m corto
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

anklet

n
Fußring m, → Fußspange f
(US: = sock) → Söckchen nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
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