Definition of anklet in English:


Syllabification: an·klet
Pronunciation: /ˈaNGklit


  • 1chiefly North American A sock that reaches just above the ankle.
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    • I like to wear pretty ribbons in my hair and love lacy anklet socks and ruffles on my panties.
    • They also purchased anklet socks for guys.
    • You owned a lot of fluoro-coloured anklet socks, mostly lime green, hot pink and fluoro-yellow.
  • 2An ornament worn around an ankle.
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    • Necklaces, rings, bracelets, anklets, chokers, earrings, and some articles I couldn't have begun to guess at dazzled my vision.
    • One can pick rings, pendants, anklets and bracelets - all in sterling silver here.
    • Wonderfully crafted bangles, necklaces, anklets and earrings are star attractions.


early 19th century: from ankle + -let, on the pattern of bracelet.

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