knee-socks

knee-socks
/nee"soks'/, n.pl.
socks reaching to just below the knees.
Also, knee socks, kneesocks.
[1960-65]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

См. также в других словарях:

  • knee-socks — /nee soks /, n.pl. socks reaching to just below the knees. Also, knee socks, kneesocks. [1960 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • knee socks — socks that reach the knees …   English contemporary dictionary

  • knee-high — adjective high enough to reach up to your knees: The wheat was still only knee high. knee high socks knee high to a grasshopper OLD FASHIONED very small, because you were very young: We ve known John since he was knee high to a grasshopper …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • knee sock — noun A sock reaching to just below the knee • • • Main Entry: ↑knee * * * noun, pl ⋯ socks [count] chiefly US : a sock that reaches your knee …   Useful english dictionary

  • knee-length — knee ,length adjective reaching your knees: knee length socks a knee length skirt …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • knee-length — adjective extending to the knee • Pertains to noun: ↑knee * * * kneeˈ length adjective Reaching to the knee • • • Main Entry: ↑knee * * * knee length UK US adjective reaching your knees a knee length skirt …   Useful english dictionary

  • knee — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ left, right ▪ bony, knobbly, knobby (esp. AmE) ▪ bare ▪ bent …   Collocations dictionary

  • knee-high — adj. /nee huy /; n. /nee huy /, adj. 1. as high as the knees. n. 2. knee highs. Also, knee highs, knee hi s, knee his. socks, stockings, or boots that cover the lower legs to just below the knees. [1735 45, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • knee-high — UK / US adjective high enough to reach your knees knee high socks • knee high to a grasshopper …   English dictionary

  • knee-length — UK / US adjective reaching your knees a knee length skirt knee length socks …   English dictionary


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