anklet

noun

an·​klet ˈaŋ-klət How to pronounce anklet (audio)
1
: something (such as an ornament) worn around the ankle
2
: a short sock reaching slightly above the ankle

Examples of anklet in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Considering the fashion world has embraced watch anklets and timepiece chokers, perhaps briefcase clocks and hourglass bags aren’t too far off. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 7 May 2024 See, for example, the red patent leather anklet ballerinas from Feversole, also with a rounded toe and available on Amazon in over 20 colors. Lucrezia Malavolta, Glamour, 1 May 2024 Police caught up to the second suspect, a 29-year-old Stockton resident, on Thursday while tracking a GPS monitor on his anklet, police said Tuesday. Ishani Desai, Sacramento Bee, 2 Apr. 2024 Ground the look with a cognac loafer, but finish off with a delicate accent, like a sleek silver anklet. Sarah Zendejas, Vogue, 5 Apr. 2024 RiRi paired the anklet with black Balenciaga pantaleggings ($4,550), a black leather jacket, and a pair of black shades. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 20 Nov. 2023 The watch necklace is priced at $700,000, while the watch anklet costs $400,000. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 20 Nov. 2023 Denim, Lycra, grommets, crystals and suede. ACCENTS: Brigitte Bardot hair, colorful anklets with peace charms, feather accessories, aviators, seashell necklaces, chunky leather belts, fringe handbags, straw fedoras, guitars and skim boards. Miami Staff, Miami Herald, 30 Jan. 2024 The sheer black tights and pointed-toe pumps are very ladylike, but no mob-wife look would be complete without that little bit of extra bling, so Rihanna added a flashy diamond anklet. Kathleen Walsh, Glamour, 25 Jan. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1671, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of anklet was in 1671

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“Anklet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anklet. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

anklet

noun
an·​klet ˈaŋ-klət How to pronounce anklet (audio)
1
: something (as an ornament) worn around the ankle
2
: a short sock reaching slightly above the ankle

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