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Noun: sock  sók
  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
    - windsock, wind sock, air sock, air-sleeve, wind sleeve, wind cone, drogue
     
  3. [informal] A vigorous blow
    - knock, bash [informal], bang, smash, belt [informal]
Verb: sock  sók
Usage: informal
  1. Hit hard
    "He socked his opponent";
    - bop [informal], whop [informal], whap [N. Amer, informal], bonk [informal], bash [informal], clonk [informal], boink [N. Amer, informal], whack [informal], wham [informal], wallop [informal], clock [UK, informal], lamp [UK, informal], belt [informal]

Derived forms: socked, socks, socking

Type of: blow, bump, hit, hose [Brit], hosiery [Brit, Cdn], visual signal

Encyclopedia: Sock, Eric