a power of perception beyond the five senses; intuition:
His sixth sense warned him to be cautious.
any supposed sense or means of perception, such as intuition or clairvoyance, other than the five senses of sight, hearing, touch, taste, and smell
Keen intuition, as in She had a sixth sense that they would find it in the cellar. This term alludes to a sense in addition to the five physical senses of sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch. [ c. 1800 ]
- Sixth venereal disease
sixth venereal disease n. See venereal lymphogranuloma.
- Sixth year
noun 1. (in Scotland) the most senior class in a secondary school to which pupils, usually above the legal leaving age, may proceed to take sixth-year studies, retake or take additional Highers, etc
- Sixth-year molar
sixth-year molar n. The first permanent molar tooth.
noun, plural sixties. 1. a cardinal number, ten times six. 2. a symbol for this number, as 60 or LX. 3. a set of this many persons or things. 4. sixties, the numbers, years, degrees, or the like, from 60 through 69, as in referring to numbered streets, indicating the years of a lifetime or […]