S s


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [siks]
    • /sɪks/
    • /ˈsɪk.sə/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [siks]
    • /sɪks/

Definitions of sixer word

  • noun sixer a cardinal number, five plus one. 1
  • noun sixer a symbol for this number, as 6 or VI. 1
  • noun sixer a set of this many persons or things. 1
  • noun sixer a playing card, die face, or half of a domino face with six pips. 1
  • noun sixer Cricket. a hit in which the ball crosses the boundary line of the field without a bounce, counting six runs for the batsman. Compare boundary (def 3). 1
  • noun sixer an automobile powered by a six-cylinder engine. 1

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Origin of sixer

First appearance:

before 900
One of the 4% oldest English words
before 900; Middle English six, sex, Old English siex, syx, seox, sex; cognate with Dutch zes, Low German ses, German sechs, Old Norse sex, Gothic saihs, Latin sex, Greek héx, Sanskrit ṣaṣ

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Parts of speech for Sixer


sixer popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 100% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

sixer usage trend in Literature

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Top questions with sixer

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