Meaning of STOCKING in English

STOCKING

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ fishnet , sheer

▪ laddered ( BrE )

▪ nylon , silk , etc.

▪ Christmas

trinkets you can use to fill a Christmas ~

… OF STOCKINGS

▪ pair

VERB + STOCKING

▪ pull on

▪ ladder ( BrE ), rip

She laddered her ~ on a bush.

I've ripped my ~s again.

▪ fill , stuff ( esp. AmE )

Santa will be filling the ~s at Christmas time.

▪ hang

The ~s were hung by the chimney.

STOCKING + NOUN

▪ filler ( BrE ), stuffer ( AmE )

This book is a light-hearted Christmas ~ filler/stuffer.

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