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anklet Syllabification: an·klet
Pronunciation: /ˈaNGklət/

Definition of anklet in English:


1chiefly North American A sock that reaches just above the ankle.
Example sentences
  • 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.
Example sentences
  • 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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