knock/blow someone's socks off

Definition of knock/blow someone's socks off

informal

  1. :  to affect or impress someone in a very strong and favorable way This song will knock your socks off.

Word by Word Definitions

knockplay
  1. :  to strike something with a sharp blow

    :  to collide with something

    :  bustle

  1. :  a sharp blow :  rap, hit

    :  a severe misfortune or hardship

    :  setback, reversal

blowplay
  1. :  to be in motion

    :  to move with speed or force

    :  to move or run quickly

  1. :  an instance of air moving with speed or force :  a blowing of wind especially when strong or violent

    :  brag, boasting

    :  an act or instance of blowing (see 1blow)

  1. :  flower, bloom

  1. :  blossoms

    :  bloom

  1. :  a forcible stroke delivered with a part of the body (as the fist) or with an instrument

    :  a hostile act or state :  combat

    :  a forcible or sudden act or effort :  assault

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

sockplay socks
  1. :  a low shoe or slipper

    :  a knitted or woven covering for the foot usually worn under shoes and extending above the ankle and sometimes to the knee

    :  a shoe worn by actors in Greek and Roman comedy

  1. :  to hit, strike, or apply forcefully

    :  to deliver a blow :  hit

  1. :  a vigorous or violent blow

    :  punch

  1. :  from a place or position

    :  away from land

    :  at a distance in space or time

  1. : used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union

    :  to seaward of

    :  from the possession or charge of

  1. :  seaward

    :  right

    :  more removed or distant

  1. :  to go away :  depart

    :  kill, murder

  1. : office; officer; official


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