stocking


Definition: Meaning of, stocking in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ˈstɒkɪŋ /

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stocking stockings
[countable usually plural]
  1. a thin close-fitting piece of clothing that covers a woman's leg and foot [↪  tights]
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  2. old-fashioned a man's sock
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  3. in your stockinged/stocking feet not wearing any shoes
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stocking used in phrases

  • Christmas stocking (noun)
    1. a long sock which children leave in their house on Christmas Eve to be filled with presents
  • body stocking (noun)
    1. a close-fitting piece of clothing that covers the whole of your body
  • nylon stocking (noun)
    1. nylon, rayon or silk women's stockings made from a sheer material
  • rayon stocking (noun)
    1. nylon, rayon or silk women's stockings made from a sheer material
  • silk stocking (noun)
    1. nylon, rayon or silk women's stockings made from a sheer material
  • stocking cap (noun)
    1. a close-fitting woollen cap; often has a tapering tail with a tassel
  • stocking filler (noun)
    1. a small present which you put in a CHRISTMAS STOCKING
  • stocking mask (noun)
    1. a stocking that someone wears over their face when they are doing something illegal such as robbing a bank
  • stocking stuffer (noun)
    1. a small Christmas present included in the Christmas stocking
  • support stocking (noun)
    1. as in case of varicose veins elasticized stocking intended to reduce pressure on the veins of the leg
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Pronunciation: ˈsɪŋkrənaɪzə
Parts of Speech: noun
especially an instrument that enables a pilot to synchronize the propellers of a plane that has two or more engines an instrument that indicates whether two periodic motions are synchronous