from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A teenage girl.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun an adolescent girl wearing bobby socks (common in the 1940s); -- sometimes used for any adolescent girl, especially one following the latest youthful fashion .
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- noun US a
teenage girlwearing bobby socks
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun an adolescent girl wearing bobby socks (common in the 1940s)
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That would be like me using the term bobbysoxer now.
The bobbysoxer is going nuts for Frankie, but the power of butter will soon snap her out of it.
So have the carpet beater, the Sinatra-swooning bobbysoxer, typewriter, and car engine crank.
Prissy Jones was just your average bobbysoxer growing up in a quiet small town, in love with comics and often bullied by this girl at school named Betty, who looks an awful lot like Bettie Page.
When Miss Snark was a bobbysoxer certain college professors required textbooks they had written for the course syllabus.
Not to Scot though, the whole thing is a victory for Mitt's dashing private sector values...ghod you can hear Scot sighing like a bobbysoxer in every paragraph.
Instead she had command of jive talk, adolescent slang, and high school double-talk which would be meaningless to any but another American bobbysoxer.
You know, I felt like a bobbysoxer, I saw all the young actors.
"You know," he said, "I felt like a bobbysoxer, I saw all the young actors.