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Sock appears in the following tongue twisters:

  • I'm a sock cutter and I cut socks.
    I'm a sock cutter and I cut socks.
    I'm a sock cutter and I cut socks.
  • Give me the gift of a grip-top sock,
    A clip drape shipshape tip top sock.
    Not your spinslick slapstick slipshod stock,
    But a plastic, elastic grip-top sock.
    None of your fantastic slack swap slop
    From a slap dash flash cash haberdash shop.
    Not a knick knack knitlock knockneed knickerbocker sock
    With a mock-shot blob-mottled trick-ticker top clock.
    Not a supersheet seersucker rucksack sock,
    Not a spot-speckled frog-freckled cheap sheik's sock
    Off a hodge-podge moss-blotched scotch-botched block.
    Nothing slipshod drip drop flip flop or glip glop
    Tip me to a tip top grip top sock.
    (articulation warmup for actors)

Sock is sometimes a misspelling of socks.

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Definition of the noun sock

What does sock mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: socks / sox (less preferred form)

  1. hosiery consisting of a cloth covering for the foot; worn inside the shoe; reaches to between the ankle and the knee
  2. a truncated cloth cone mounted on a mast; used (e.g., at airports) to show the direction of the wind

Alternative definition of the noun sock


  1. A knitted or woven covering for the foot
  2. A shoe worn by Greco-Roman comedy actors
  3. A violent blow, punch
  4. A shortened version of [internet] sock puppet

Definition of the verb sock

What does sock mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: socked | socking | socks

  1. hit hard
    • example: The fighter managed to sock his opponent
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient]Paula hit the ball | Paula spanked the child | Paula swatted the fly
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] [Adjective]Paul kicked the door open | Paula bit the bag open | They spanked him dead
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] to / into [Oblique, state]The cat clawed the counch to pieces | They spanked him to death
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] to / into [Oblique, state] with [Instrument]The cat clawed the counch to pieces with her sharp nails | They spanked him to death with a bat
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] with [Instrument]Paula hit the ball with a stick | Paula spanked the child with her right hand | Paula swatted the fly with a dishcloth
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] [Locative Preposition] [Oblique]Paula spanked the naughty child on the back
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] [Locative Preposition] [Oblique] with [Instrument]Paula spanked the naught child on the back with a paddle
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient, genitive] [Oblique, body part]Paula spanked the naughty child's back

      Verbs of Contact by Impact (with the same syntax): bayonet, belt, biff, birch, bludgeon, bonk, brain, bump, cane, clobber, clout, club, conk, cosh, crack, crunch, cudgel, cuff, elbow, flagellate, flog, gash, knee, knife, paddle, pummel, slam, spank, stab, strap, thrash, thump, truncheon, wallop, whip, whisk.

    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • synonyms of sock: bash / bonk / bop / whap / whop
    • more generic word: hit = deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument

Alternative definition of the verb sock


  1. [transitive] To hit or strike violently
  2. [intransitive] To deliver a blow


Sock is a fictional character from the 2011 film Pariah.


"Sock" is a book by Penn Jillette.

  • subject: Woman


  1. "Sock" a.k.a. "Sock!" is an album by saxophonist Gene Ammons compiling sessions recorded between 1954 and 1962 and released on the Prestige label in 1965.
    • genre: Jazz
    • released in (50 years ago)
  2. "Sock" is a musical album of Sock.


Sock is a musical group.

  • album: "Sock"

Phrases with Sock

Phrases starting with the word Sock:

  1. Sock hop
  2. Sock Link
  3. Sock puppet
  4. Sock-Knocking
  5. Sock Puppeteer

Phrases ending with the word Sock:

  1. air sock
  2. Pop Sock
  3. Toe Sock
  4. Cock Sock
  5. Knee Sock
  6. Tube Sock
  7. Wank Sock
  8. wind sock
  9. sweat sock
  10. varsity sock
  11. athletic sock

Other phrase containing the word Sock:

  1. Put A Sock In It

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Sock

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Google previewC : Learning and Building Business and System Applications

by Rout Susant K.

Syntax int send (int sock, void *buffer, size_t size, int flags) The sock is a local socket descriptor on which the data will be sent. The buffer is the pointer to data buffer which needs to be sent. The size is the length of the buffer to be sent.

Google previewThe Sock Knitter's Handbook (2012)

Expert Advice, Tips, and Tricks by Beth Parrott, Charlene Schurch

Fundamentally, a sock is a tube of knitting that has one open, stretchy end to let the whole foot enter, a sharp turn for the heel, and then a closed end to fit the toe smoothly. You can start knitting this structure at the top, at the toe, or somewhere ...

Google previewEnergy for the Future and Global Warming: Wind Power (2008)

Easyread Large Edition by Nigel Saunders

1: A wind sock is a low-tech indicator of wind direction. A strong wind fills the wind sock and makes it fly almost parallel to the ground. POWERFUL. WINDS. Some winds move at very high speeds. Earth's ...

Google previewA Commentary to Hegel’s Science of Logic (2007)

by David Gray Carlson

Such a sock is a True Infinite – it stays what it is while becoming something different. Thinghood is therefore negative in its constitution,” and this very negativity is what allows for the Thing to survive quantitative change in its Properties.

Google previewPilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge (2009)

by Federal Aviation Administration

The wind sock is a good source of information since it not only indicates wind direction, but allows the pilot to estimate the wind velocity and gusts or factor. The wind sock extends out straighter in strong ...

Google previewThe Joy of Birding (2011)

A Beginner's Guide by Kate Rowinski

tube or feeder sock is the best way to attract them. It is important to keep this tiny seed fresh and dry, so check your feeder often and discard what hasn't been eaten within a month. Even though you might not be able to identify which.

Google previewSensory Integration (2007)

A Guide for Preschool Teachers by Christy Isbell, Rebecca Isbell

The body sock is a fun piece of indoor equipment that promotes proprioception ( body position) and provides tactile input to preschoolers. This item was inspired by Kimberly Dye's Body SoxTM. Preschoolers can climb completely inside the ...

Google previewScammed (2011)

How to Save Your Money and Find Better Service in a World of Schemes, Swindles, and Shady Deals by Christopher Elliott

This strain of reputation management, in which a company's employee assumes an alter ego, is called sock puppeting. It has evolved in ways most consumers would ...

Google previewKickstands Up at High Noon (2009)

by Gary Dixon

A typical white sweat sock is a good choice for the average biker looking for comfort. This is an article of clothing that is pretty cut and dry, but like any other clothing, you will be able to find whatever you are looking for. We just wanted to offer a ...

Google previewWind Power (2007)

by Nigel Saunders

A wind sock is a low-tech indicator of wind direction. A strong wind fills the wind sock and makes it fly almost parallel to the ground. A kite surfer gets an exciting ride thanks to the. If you ever rode your bicycle against the wind, you know how ...

Google previewThe Motor World (1915)

effectively illustrated by showing a sock with a torn toe, the money pouring in at the top and spilling out through the hole. Near the sock is the carbureter which is being pushed, and above both is a sign that explains why the poor carbureter is ...

Google previewThe Giant Encyclopedia of Preschool Activities for Four-year-olds (2004)

by Kathy Charner

Sock. Day. Materials Teacher's socks, purchased or decorated to relate to a book White paper Pencil Thin black marker Scissors Colored pencils or washable markers What to do 1 . Buy socks related to a book's theme. If you can't purchase ...

Google previewA Rhyming Dictionary (1824)

Answering at the Same Time, the Purposes of Spelling and Pronouncing the English Language ... [with] an Index of Allowable Rhymes by John Walker

Allowable rhymes, sock, clock, &c.—See Preface to Index, Obs. 3. A L L. All, ball, call, &c. Perfect rhymes, call, bawl, brawl, crawl, scrawl, sprawl, squall. Allowable rhymes, cabal, equivocal, &c.—See AL. A LM, Calm, balm, beculm, psalm, palm ...

Google previewThe Giant Encyclopedia of Art & Craft Activities (2000)

For Children 3 to 6 : More Than 500 Art & Craft Activities Written by Teachers for Teachers by Kathy Charner

Sock. Puppets. Materials. Cardboard ovals, 1 Ys"x 2" (3.5 cm x 5 cm) Glue Old or new socks in solid colors Fabric Junk box items, such as packing peanuts, buttons, ribbon, popsicle sticks, googly eyes What to do 1 . Help the children glue ...

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Quotes about Sock

Sitting on my bright green clock
Just waiting for a walk
Is my amazing rainbow sock
It will just sit there and mock
Like an mean old jock
As still as a rock
On my bright green clock
But it I will never walk
I only have one amazing rainbow sock (Samantha Garnett)
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Scrabble value of S1O1C3K5

The value of this 4-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of SOCK

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