socking

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

socking

  1. present participle of sock

Adverb[edit]

socking (not comparable)

  1. (Britain) very, extremely

Usage notes[edit]

This adverb is chiefly used with great; usage with other adjectives (big, huge, enormous, fat) is much more limited, and is in any case restricted to the semantic field of “big”.

Further reading[edit]

  • socking at OneLook Dictionary Search
  • socking in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911