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adj. Slang
Impressive and effective; excellent.

[From sock.]
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informal US excellent; brilliant
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(ˈsɒk oʊ)

Slang. extremely impressive or successful: a socko performance.
[1935–40; < sock2]
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[ˈsɒkəʊ] ADJ (US) → estupendo, extraordinario
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(US inf)
n (= great success)Bombenerfolg m (inf)
adj (= great)bombig (inf)
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