sock hop

Definition of sock hop

  1. :  a social event of the 1950s in the U.S. at which teenagers danced in their socks

Word by Word Definitions

sockplay
  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. :  to move by a quick springy leap or in a series of leaps

    :  to move as if by hopping

    :  to make a quick trip especially by air

  1. :  a short brisk leap especially on one leg

    :  bounce, rebound

    :  dance

  1. :  the ripe dried pistillate catkins of a perennial north-temperate zone twining vine (Humulus lupulus) of the hemp family used especially to impart a bitter flavor to malt liquors

    :  the vine from which hops are obtained having 3- to 5-lobed leaves and inconspicuous flowers of which the pistillate ones are in glandular cone-shaped catkins

  1. :  to flavor with hops


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