bobby socksbobby socks
Informal esp. in the 1940s and 1950s, girls' socks that reached just above the ankles
Origin of bobby socksfrom bob (transitive verb)
also bobby sox
Ankle socks worn by girls or women.
Origin of bobby socksPossibly from bob 2 (influenced by bobby pin )
- (usually in plural, with plural verb) Women's ankle socks.