sock hop

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sock hop definition

  1. n.
    a dance party where everyone dances in stocking feet. (From the 1950s.) : Sock hops were popular in schools that had expensive wooden floors in their gymnasiums.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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