an·​klet | \ ˈaŋ-klət How to pronounce anklet (audio) \

Definition of anklet

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 The look was styled with a romantic updo and, my favorite detail, an anklet of pearls. Glamour, 3 May 2022 The Fenty Beauty founder also accessorized her look with a long gold chain that was placed over her baby bump, stud earrings, plus gold rings on her fingers and an anklet. Nicholas Rice,, 19 Feb. 2022 Salvatore Ferragamo top, $1,090,; Miu Miu skirt, $1,100, briefs and belt, price on request, and shoes, $1,020,; Khiry earrings, $325,; and Catbird anklet, $184, New York Times, 14 Feb. 2022 Her earrings and anklet were by Laura Lombardi, while her amber and gold necklace was passed down from her mother. Vogue, 7 Jan. 2022 Throw on a pair of Balenciaga sunglasses, clasp an intricate Graff bracelet on as an anklet and hit the town. WSJ, 10 Dec. 2021 The capsule collection—launched earlier this month—includes chic gold hoops in variety of sizes, a sleek body chain, an anklet, medallion necklaces, lockets, lariats and various dainty and chunky rings. Rosa Sanchez, Forbes, 1 Nov. 2021 Elevate your warm-weather outfits with gold anklet styles, strappy pastel visions, or wear-everywhere raffia slides. Talia Abbas, Glamour, 27 July 2021 Gemstones lined each strap on the two-piece aqua swimsuit, which Blige paired with gold earrings, a matching anklet and a messy bun. Abigail Adams,, 28 July 2021 See More

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First Known Use of anklet

1793, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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15 May 2022

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an·​klet | \ ˈaŋ-klət How to pronounce anklet (audio) \

Kids Definition of anklet

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

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