sixth sense

noun

Definition of sixth sense

:a power of perception like but not one of the five senses :a keen intuitive power

Examples of sixth sense in a Sentence

  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


SIXTH SENSE Defined for English Language Learners

sixth sense

noun

Definition of sixth sense for English Language Learners

  • : a special ability to know something that cannot be learned by using the five senses (such as sight or hearing)



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