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sockeroo

[sok-uh-roo] /ˌsɒk əˈru/
noun, plural sockeroos. Slang.
1.
a notable success:
Her performance was a sockeroo.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45, Americanism; sock2 + -eroo
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sockeroo

modifier

: putting some sockeroo catches in the president's plan

noun

A great success; something with extraordinary power and impact; esp, a lavish and popular film, show, etc; blockbuster: an old-fashioned Hippodrome sockeroo/ with Paramount's ''Dear Ruth'' the only sockeroo (1942+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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