social
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈsəʊʃəl/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈsoʊ.ʃəl/
Adjective

social

  1. Being extroverted or outgoing.
    James is a very social guy; he knows lots of people.
  2. Of or relating to society.
    Teresa feels uncomfortable in certain social situations.
    Unemployment is a social problem.
  3. (Internet) Relating to social media or social networks.
    social gaming
  4. (rare) Relating to a nation's allies.
    the Social War
  5. (botany, zoology) Cooperating or growing in groups.
    a social insect
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social

  1. A festive gathering to foster introductions.
    They organized a social at the dance club to get people to know each other.
  2. (Canadian Prairies) A dance held to raise money for a couple to be married.
  3. (British, colloquial, with definite article) Clipping of social security#English|social security.
    Fred hated going down to the social to sign on.
  4. (US, colloquial) Clipping of social security number#English|social security number.
    What's your social?
  5. (dated, Ireland) A dinner dance event, usually held annually by a company or sporting club.
  6. (Canada) Clipping of social studies#English|social studies.
  7. (Internet) Clipping of social media#English|social media.
  8. (Internet) A social media account.



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