sock

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sock is part of the Basic English 850.

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
sock

Plural
socks

Three socks
  1. Something made of cloth that covers a foot and is able to go inside a shoe.
    These socks don't fit my feet.


Verb[change]

Plain form
sock

Third-person singular
socks

Past tense
socked

Past participle
socked

Present participle
socking

  1. (transitive) To hit someone or something very hard or violently.
    Jack really socked that guy hard.
  2. (intransitive) To deliver a hard hit to someone or something.
    They may let you off the first time, but the second time they'll sock it to you—James Jones