Definition of anklet in English:

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anklet

Pronunciation: /ˈaŋklɪt/

noun

1An ornament worn round 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.
2chiefly North American An ankle sock.
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.

Origin

Early 19th century: from ankle + -let, on the pattern of bracelet.

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Line breaks: ank¦let

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