Definition of socking in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈsɒkɪŋ


[as submodifier] British informal
  • Used for emphasis: a socking great diamond
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    • Then walk five minutes to the socking great Roman arena, where they've replaced men vs. lions with men vs. bulls.
    • For socking great nosefuls of scent, plant Albertine, a lovely, vigorous old climbing rose, with rich salmon-pink flowers every summer.
    • The crew travels in a Biodiesel powered RV [recreational vehicle], a socking huge thing with a garage in the back half.

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