Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

sixth form

noun

Simple Definition of sixth form

  • : the two final years of secondary school in Britain for students aged 16 to 18

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of sixth form

British

  1. :  the two final years of secondary school in Britain for students aged 16 to 18

Word by Word Definitions

sixthplay
  1. :  a musical interval embracing six diatonic degrees

    :  a tone at this interval

    :  submediant

formplay
  1. :  the shape and structure of something as distinguished from its material

    :  a body (as of a person) especially in its external appearance or as distinguished from the face :  figure

    :  beauty

  1. :  to give a particular shape to :  shape or mold into a certain state or after a particular model

    :  to arrange themselves in

    :  to model by instruction and discipline


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up sixth form? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to eat gluttonously or ravenously

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image567572573

Which of these is a synonym of unctuous?

angry prompt oily maudlin
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ