Browse Dictionary by Letter

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z
sociopath a person, such as a psychopath, whose behavior is aggressively antisocial or deviant.
sociopolitical involving both social and political elements.
sock1 a covering for the foot made of a woven or knitted material and extending to a point between the ankle and knee. [2 definitions]
sock2 (informal) to hit or strike hard, esp. with a fist. [2 definitions]
sock cymbal a high-hat.
socket a cavity or opening in which something is fitted or inserted, such as a receptacle in a wall, designed to receive electric plugs. [3 definitions]
socket wrench a box wrench with a rounded socket that fits over a nut or bolt of a particular size and shape.
sockeye salmon an edible red-fleshed salmon found in the coastal waters of the North Pacific.
sock it to someone (slang) to deliver a devastating criticism or blow to someone.
Socrates an Athenian philosopher (469?-399 B.C.).
Socratic method a method, used by Socrates, of teaching, arguing, or discussing in which a series of questions and answers is used to test definitions, clarify concepts, elicit admissions, or the like.
sod a piece of grassy turf that has been cut or torn away with the roots. [3 definitions]
soda a beverage made with carbonated water and a sweet flavoring. [5 definitions]
soda ash crude sodium carbonate, used in water treatment and the manufacture of industrial products.
soda cracker a thin crisp usu. square cracker leavened with baking soda.
soda fountain a counter in a restaurant or store equipped to serve ice cream dishes, soft drinks, and light meals or snacks. [2 definitions]
soda jerk (informal) one who prepares and serves sodas and other ice cream dishes at a soda fountain.
sodality an association or society, esp. a devotional or charitable association within the Roman Catholic Church. [2 definitions]
soda pop an artificially flavored and carbonated soft drink; soda.
soda water water charged under pressure with carbon dioxide, used as a mixer and beverage. [2 definitions]
sodden drenched with liquid; saturated; soaked. [5 definitions]