sixth sense


sixth sense

noun

: 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

  1. She claimed to have a sixth sense for knowing when someone was about to call her.
  2. <a filmmaker with a sixth sense for knowing which stories the general public will find irresistible>

First Known Use of SIXTH SENSE

1761

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