socks that reach above the ankle and are sometimes folded down to the ankle.
indicating or associated with the wearing of bobbysocks; adolescent:
strictly a bobbysocks crowd; the bobbysocks generation.

Months ago colored bobby sox folded at the top were decreed, not by anyone or any group but, as usual, by a sudden mysterious and universal acceptance of the new idea. Now no teen-ager dares wear anything but pure white socks without a fold. [“Life” magazine, Dec. 11, 1944]


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