Socked vs Cocked - What's the difference?

socked | cocked |


As verbs the difference between socked and cocked

is that socked is (sock) while cocked is (cock).

As an adjective cocked is

(informal) drunk.

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socked

English

Verb

(head)
  • (sock)

  • sock

    English

    (wikipedia sock)

    Etymology 1

    * From (etyl) socke, sokke, sok, from (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • A knitted or woven covering for the foot
  • A shoe worn by Greco-Roman comedy actors
  • A violent blow, punch
  • A shortened version of (Internet) sock puppet
  • "For enemies near are enemies known though socks are a bother he feels at last not alone " RationalWiki
  • (firearms, informal) a gun sock
  • Derived terms
    * bobby socks * knock somebody's socks off * sock hop * sock puppet
    References

    Etymology 2

    * Unknown, but compare Portuguese soco ("a hit with one's hand; a punch"). (en)

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To hit or strike violently
  • To deliver a blow
  • They may let you off the first time, but the second time they'll sock it to you. — James Jones
    Derived terms
    * sock away * sock in * sockdolager

    Etymology 3

    (etyl) soc, (lena) soccus, perhaps of Celtic origin.

    cocked

    English

    Adjective

    (head)
  • (informal) drunk
  • He is totally cocked right now, about thirteen beers into his 12-pack.

    Verb

    (head)
  • (cock)