Simple Definition of sixth sense
: a special ability to know something that cannot be learned by using the five senses (such as sight or hearing)
Full Definition of sixth sense
: a power of perception like but not one of the five senses : a keen intuitive power
Examples of sixth sense
She claimed to have a sixth sense for knowing when someone was about to call her.
<a filmmaker with a sixth sense for knowing which stories the general public will find irresistible>
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