Associations to the word «Six»

Pictures for the word «Six»


SIX, noun. The digit or figure 6.
SIX, noun. (military slang) (by ellipsis of six o'clock) Rear, behind (rear side of something).
SIX, noun. (cricket) (countable) An event whereby a batsman hits a ball which does not bounce before passing over a boundary in the air, resulting in an award of 6 runs for the batting team.
SIX, noun. (American football) A touchdown.
SIX, proper noun. (UK) Abbreviation of MI6. (Secret Intelligence Service)
SIX AND TWO THREES, noun. (idiomatic) Two equivalent choices or situations.
SIX BOB A DAY TOURIST, noun. (Australia) (historical) (slang) An Australian soldier serving in World War I, especially a volunteer.
SIX BOB A DAY TOURISTS, noun. Plural of six bob a day tourist
SIX COUNTIES, proper noun. (Ireland) (informal) The six Irish counties that form Northern Ireland.
SIX FEET UNDER, adjective. (idiomatic) Buried six feet underground; not alive; dead.
SIX FOOT, noun. (rail transport) (colloquial) the area between the closest rails of two parallel standard gauge railway lines, regardless of the actual distance.
SIX MILLION LIES, noun. A reference to the claim by Holocaust deniers that the genocide of Jews before and during World War 2 did not happen.
SIX NATIONS, proper noun. (rugby union) an annual rugby union tournament between the nations of Italy, France, England, Wales, Ireland and Scotland, the successor to the Five Nations tournament.
SIX O'CLOCK, noun. The start of the seventh hour of the day in both the 12-hour and the 24-hour clock.
SIX O'CLOCK, noun. (informal) A position behind (horizontal clock orientation) or below (vertical clock orientation).
SIX O'CLOCK SWILL, noun. (Australia) (NZ) (historical) The last-minute rush to buy alcohol at a bar before it closed at 6pm.
SIX OF THE BEST, noun. (idiomatic) Six strokes with a cane, a traditional school punishment.
SIX PACK, noun. A set of six beverage cans or bottles sold together, especially of beer.
SIX PACK, noun. (bodybuilding) A highly-developed set of abdominal muscles.
SIX PACK, noun. (US) (informal) (law enforcement) A selection of six photographs, including one of a suspect, used for idenitification by a witness.
SIX PACKS, noun. Plural of six pack
SIX PENNY NAIL, noun. Alternative form of sixpenny nail
SIX PERFECTIONS, noun. In Mahayana Buddhism, the six virtues which the bodhisattva must practice in their avowed pursuit of bringing all beings to enlightenment through bodhicitta; they are dana (munificence), sila (ethicality), ksanti (patience), virya (determination), dhyana (meditation), and prajna (wisdom).
SIX POINTER, noun. Alternative form of six-pointer
SIX SENSES, noun. The five senses and the sixth sense; sight, hearing, smell, taste, touch and extrasensory perception.
SIX WAYS FROM SUNDAY, adverb. Alternative form of six ways to Sunday
SIX WAYS TILL SUNDAY, adverb. (rare) Alternative form of six ways to Sunday
SIX WAYS TO SUNDAY, adverb. (idiomatic) (colloquial) thoroughly, completely, in every way imaginable

Dictionary definition

SIX, noun. The cardinal number that is the sum of five and one.
SIX, noun. A playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows six pips.
SIX, adjective. Denoting a quantity consisting of six items or units.

Wise words

Words differently arranged have a different meaning, and meanings differently arranged have different effects.
Blaise Pascal