nounNorth 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.
Definition of sock hop in:
- The British & World English dictionary