Definition of put a sock in itinformal
- I wish someone would tell him to put a sock in it.
: to place in a specified position or relationship : lay
: to move in a specified direction
: to send (something, such as a weapon or missile) into or through something : thrust
: a throw made with an overhand pushing motion
: an option to sell a specified amount of a security (such as a stock) or commodity (such as wheat) at a fixed price at or within a specified time — compare call 3d
: being in place : fixed, set
: 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
: to hit, strike, or apply forcefully
: to deliver a blow : hit
: a vigorous or violent blow
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