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


bobby socks

BrE BrE//ˈbɒbi sɒks//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɑːbi sɑːks//
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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