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n. Informal
A teenage girl.


informal chiefly US an adolescent girl wearing bobbysocks, esp in the 1940s


or bob′by sox`er

(-ˌsɒk sər)

an adolescent girl, esp. during the 1940s, following youthful fads.
[1940–45, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bobbysoxer - an adolescent girl wearing bobby socks (common in the 1940s)
jeune fille, lass, lassie, young girl - a girl or young woman who is unmarried


[ˈbɒbɪsɒksəʳ] N (US) → tobillera f
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