from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An ornament worn around the ankle.
- n. A sock that reaches just above the ankle.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A piece of jewelry/jewellery, resembling a bracelet but worn around the ankle.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An ornament or a fetter for the ankle; an ankle ring.
- n. see anklets.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A little ankle.
- n. An ornament for the ankle, corresponding to the bracelet for the wrist or forearm.
- n. A support or brace for the leg, intended to stiffen the ankle-joint and prevent the ankle from turning to one side.
- n. An extension of the top of a boot or shoe, designed sometimes for protection to a weak ankle, sometimes merely for ornament.
- n. A fetter or shackle for the ankles.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a shoe for a child or woman that has a strap around the ankle
- n. a sock that reaches just above the ankle
- n. an ornament worn around the ankle
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Wearing the bracelet/anklet is a punishment, one should be embarrassed to wear one.
She chose the footwear in order to hide her SCRAM alcohol monitoring anklet, which the courts have ordered she wear.
Also in attendance: Lindsay Lohan, whose sparkly jumpsuit cleverly concealed her alcohol-monitoring anklet.
Lindsay will have to wear the anklet, which monitors the alcohol excreted through the skin, until the judge is satisfied that she is abstaining from drinking.
But ever since Neal first felt the rough, metal touch of a police anklet and agreed to work for the good guys two years ago, he and Peter have developed quite the buddy-cop routine.
Why does it look like she has a barrier (towels?) behind the SCRAM anklet?
The one-hour solo unfolds in three parts; the story of dancing Siva's loosened anklet falling to Earth and creating rhythmic syllables; Siva as the earthly manifestation of "formless, divine potential"; and the goddess Durga battling the demon Mahishasura.
I told Bob that my recovery would probably benefit from more jewelry—a diamond tennis bracelet for my left wrist, a cluster of diamonds dangling from my left ear, a diamond anklet, a diamond toe ring.
Ms. Flynn introduced a new phrase into my sock lexicon, the "crew cut," though my understanding is that it's just a synonym for anklet.
Her fabrics were just top of the line and many of her fashions in the 80's were loose and could be worn with little anklet socks and thin canvas shoes.