Dad Socks

What does dad socks mean?

Unfashionable socks often worn by dads

Dad socks are socks that are worn in an unfashionable manner, often with shorts and sandals or tennis shoes. These socks are often white tube socks that go halfway up a dad's calves.

While the term typically applies to socks worn in an unfashionable way, it may also refer to socks that are just plain ugly. Since dads usually care about comfort more than fashion, they are guilty of this fashion crime more than other people.


He's not even 25 yet but already wears dad socks
You're in trouble!
A dad wearing tube socks with sandals
A dad wearing tube socks with sandals

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Updated June 18, 2018

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