sock in


socked in; socking in; socks in

transitive verb

: to close to takeoffs or landings by aircraft
an airport socked in by fog
: to restrict from flying

Word History


(wind) sock

First Known Use

1944, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of sock in was in 1944

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“Sock in.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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