Sock-away



verb (used with object)
1.
to strike or hit hard.
noun
2.
a hard blow.
3.
a very successful show, performance, actor, etc.:
The show was a sock.
adjective
4.
extremely successful:
a sock performance.
Verb phrases
5.
sock away, to put into savings or reserve.
6.
sock in, to close or ground because of adverse weather conditions:
The airport was socked in.
noun
1.
a cloth covering for the foot, reaching to between the ankle and knee and worn inside a shoe
2.
an insole put in a shoe, as to make it fit better
3.
a light shoe worn by actors in ancient Greek and Roman comedy, sometimes taken to allude to comic drama in general (as in the phrase sock and buskin) See buskin
4.
another name for windsock
5.
(Brit, informal) pull one’s socks up, to make a determined effort, esp in order to regain control of a situation
6.
(Brit, slang) put a sock in it, be quiet!
verb
7.
(transitive) to provide with socks
8.
(US & Canadian, slang) socked in, (of an airport) closed by adverse weather conditions
verb
1.
(usually transitive) to hit with force
2.
sock it to, to make a forceful impression on
noun
3.
a forceful blow
sob sister
sob story

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