nounNorth American informal
A social dance at which participants dance in their stockinged feet.
- 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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