anklet

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noun an·klet \ ˈaŋ-klət \

Definition of anklet

1 :something (such as an ornament) worn around the ankle
2 :a short sock reaching slightly above the ankle

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First Known Use of anklet

1793


ANKLET Defined for English Language Learners

anklet

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Definition of anklet for English Language Learners

  • : a band, ring, or chain that is worn around the ankle


ANKLET Defined for Kids

anklet

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noun an·klet \ ˈaŋ-klət \

Definition of anklet for Students

1 :something (as an ornament) worn around the ankle
2 :a short sock reaching just above the ankle

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