A type of mens dress sock, often associated with afro-american. The sock is composed of a ultra sheer part usually the ankle and above, and the thick(non sheer part) the instep/toes.
Alan wore a pair of black thick n thins to the wedding with a pair of Kenneth Cole loafers.
by Baltsox August 31, 2006
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Noun -- A type of men's dress sock made usually of nylon that is sheer (thin nylon) with (thick nylon) lines running vertically throughout the sock. This type of sock is worn more so but not limited to ethnic groups such as African-Americans and Hispanics. This type of men's dress sock was very popular during the 1960's to 1980's and began to make a comeback during the late 1990's.
Bernard went over to The Sock Man Socks & Shoes to hook up on a fresh pair of thick n thins to match his new suit.
by The Sock Man October 27, 2008