- nounthe cardinal number that is the sum of five and one (Freq. 2)• Syn:↑six, ↑VI, ↑sixer, ↑sise, ↑Captain Hicks, ↑half a dozen, ↑sextet, ↑sestet, ↑sextuplet, ↑hexadadjectivedenoting a quantity consisting of six items or units (Freq. 43)• Syn: ↑six, ↑vi, ↑half dozen, ↑half-dozen• Similar to: ↑cardinal
Useful english dictionary. 2012.