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sixsome Line breaks: six|some
Pronunciation: /ˈsɪkss(ə)m/

Definition of sixsome in English:


A group of six people.
Example sentences
  • There is a tendency now to date in foursomes, or sixsomes.
  • They were going to see a show in the city and they'd brought along a nice single friend of theirs to make up the sixsome.
  • In the blue sitting room, a sixsome of Civil War buffs mapped out battlefield campaigns.

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