Meaning of “sixth sense” in the English Dictionary

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"sixth sense" in British English

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sixth sensenoun [ S ]

uk /ˌsɪksθ ˈsens/ us /ˌsɪksθ ˈsens/

(Definition of “sixth sense” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sixth sense" in American English

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sixth sensenoun [ C usually sing ]

us /ˈsɪksθ ˈsens/

an ability to know something without using the ordinary five senses of sight, hearing, smell, touch, and taste:

My sixth sense told me something awful was going to happen.

(Definition of “sixth sense” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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