plural sixths \ˈsiks(ts), ˈsiks(t)ths\
a : a musical interval embracing six diatonic degrees
b : a tone at this interval; specifically : submediant
c : the harmonic combination of two tones a sixth apart
— sixth adjective or adverb
— sixth·ly \ˈsiksth-lē, ˈsikst-\ adverb
Examples of SIXTH
- Only about a sixth of the town voted for her.
First Known Use of SIXTH
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