What is sock puppet

Sock puppet (German)

Part of speech: noun, (Female)

Hyphenation:
So | cken | pup | pe, Plural: So | cken | pup | pen
Pronunciation / Stress:
IPA: [ˈZɔkn̩ˌpʊpə]
Word meaning / definition:
1) a hand puppet made from a sock
2) transferred, network culture: a second or multiple user account of a person who is already logged on to a page
Origin of the term:
Determinative compound, composed of the nouns sock and Doll as well as the joint element-n
Synonyms:
2) Fake account, multi-account
General terms:
1) hand puppet
2) user account
Application examples:
1) Sock puppets are often used for educational or therapeutic purposes.
2) The creation of Sock puppets is frowned upon because every person should only have one identity, even on the Internet.
2) A second user account is only available for Sock puppet, if it is misused.
Typical word combinations:
2) troll
Cases:
Nominative: singular Sock puppet; Plural Sock puppets
Genitive: singular Sock puppet; Plural Sock puppets
Dative: singular Sock puppet; Plural Sock puppets
Accusative: singular Sock puppet; Plural Sock puppets

Translations

  • English: sock puppet; 2) fake account
  • French: 1) poupée de chiffon (Female); 2) faux-nez (male)
  • Dutch: 1) sokpop
  • Spanish: 1) títere (male)

Practical example sentences

Automatically selected examples in German:

Under a troll army one understands an organized group of individuals who with the help of postings, comments and messages about Sock puppets-Accounts specifically influence opinion on online platforms.
netzpolitik.org, October 22, 2018

The usage examples were selected automatically and may therefore contain errors.


Thesaurus & Synonyms

  • Fake account
  • Multi account
  • Smurf

Another word (synonym) for sock puppet - Source: OpenThesaurus


Dictionary entries

Entries from our dictionary containing "sock puppet":

sock: ... socks, long socks, wearing socks, warm socks Word formations: 1) Red sock, sock holder, sock puppet, sock carrier Translations Afrikaans: 1) sokkie Arabic: ...

account: ... Microsoft account, Office account, SharePoint account, Skype account, Twitter account, Yahoo! account 3) Sock puppet application examples: 1) A chart of accounts is a systematically sorted ...

Doll:… Matryoshka, fashion doll, porcelain doll, mannequin, sleeping doll, tailor's dummy, sex doll, sock doll, talking doll, stick doll, stick doll, rag doll, straw doll 3)…

Sock puppets: Part of speech: Declined form Hyphenation: So | cken | pup | pen Grammatical features: Nominative plural of the noun Sockenpuppe Genitive Plural of the noun Sockenpuppe Dative plural of the noun Sockenpuppe Accusative plural of the noun Sockenpuppe


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