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Definition of bobby socks noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

bobby socks

 noun
noun
BrE
 
; NAmE
 
[plural]
 
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short white socks worn with a dress or skirt, especially by girls and young women in the US in the 1940s and 50s Word Origincompare with bob ‘the hairstyle’ in the sense ‘cut short’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bobby socks