Definition of sock something in in English:

sock something in

North American Envelop or make impassable by inhospitable weather conditions: the beach was socked in with fog
More example sentences
  • The message they were getting was clear: we had been on this lollipop cruise for six weeks, got socked in with weather for a seventh, and now, finally, it was time to shut up and fly the hours.
  • He thought the Alaska State Troopers might fly over, but said he didn't realize at the time that everyone else in the vicinity was socked in with snow as well, preventing any possible flight.
  • The coast was socked in with fog this morning, making an inland Southern California heat wave look like a mirage.
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