sixth sense synonym, sixth sense definition | Thesaurus

Search also in: Web News Encyclopedia Images
Collins

sixth sense

  
  
clairvoyance, feyness, intuition, second sight  
English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  
Collins

sixth sense

  
  
If you say that someone has a sixth sense, you mean that they seem to have a natural ability to know about things before other people, or to know things that other people do not know.      n-sing  
The interesting thing about O'Reilly is his sixth sense for finding people who have good ideas.     

Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary  

Collins
sixth     ( sixths    plural  )
1       ord   The sixth item in a series is the one that you count as number six.  
...the sixth round of the World Cup., ...the sixth of December.     
2       fraction   A sixth is one of six equal parts of something.  
The company yesterday shed a sixth of its workforce., ...five-sixths of a mile.     


sixth form        ( sixth forms    plural  ) , sixth-form   The sixth form in a British school consists of the classes that pupils go to from 16 to 18 years of age, usually in order to study for A levels.      n-count   usu sing  
She was offered her first modelling job while she was still in the sixth-form...     
sixth former        ( sixth formers    plural  ) , sixth-former   A sixth former is a pupil who is in the sixth form at a British school.      n-count  
sixth sense     
If you say that someone has a sixth sense, you mean that they seem to have a natural ability to know about things before other people, or to know things that other people do not know.      n-sing  
The interesting thing about O'Reilly is his sixth sense for finding people who have good ideas.     

Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary  

See also:

sit, switch, sift, sigh

Collaborative Dictionary     English Thesaurus
id.
use your common sense or resourcefulness
adj.
Everything one wants in life, but in a much more dramatic sense.
[Slang] Used in slang as an adjective since 2015. Instead of “these are my goals,” you would say, “Gigi Hadid is goals.”
adj.
- (usually of a person) lacking in intelligence, common sense, or just in general awareness; clumsy or idiotic. - [colloquial] [noun] a person that displays these character traits. - [informal] used for emphasis when something is dull, irritating, or nonsensical.
1) "I thought that I was stupid for failing my exam, but at least I tried," 2) "That's not how you do it, stupid!" 3) "I'm tired of this stupid computer!"
To add entries to your own vocabulary, become a member of Reverso community or login if you are already a member. It's easy and only takes a few seconds:
Or sign up in the traditional way

Advertising