bobbysoxer

bobbysoxer

[bob-ee-sok-ser]
noun
an adolescent girl, especially during the 1940s, following youthful fads and fashions.
Also, bobby soxer, bobby-soxer.


Origin:
1940–45, Americanism; bobbysocks + -er1

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bobbysoxer (ˈbɒbɪˌsɒksə)
 
n
informal chiefly (US) an adolescent girl wearing bobby socks, esp in the 1940s

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