Definition of sock hop in English:

sock hop

Syllabification: sock hop

noun

North American informal
dated A dance for young teenagers at which they may dance in stocking feet.
More example sentences
  • The band played at all the beach dances and high school sock hops.
  • Maybe going to sock hops and hanging out with friends at the mall on weekends is important to her.
  • The lyrics of ‘Sixteen Tons’ detail the difficult life of a coal miner - a far cry from the relatively carefree life of shared sodas and sock hops.

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