A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (clothing)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
a. ankle sock
Uso soquetes solo cuando tengo puesto un pantalón corto y zapatillas.I wear ankle socks only when I'm wearing shorts and shoes.
2. (electricity)
Regionalism used in Chile
Regionalism used in Guatemala
a. lampholder
Enrosqué la bombilla en el soquete.I screwed the light bulb into the lampholder.
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(Latinoamérica) sock; ankle sock; anklet; (EEUU)
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