Share this entry

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

Definition of sixsome in English:

noun

A group of six people.
Example sentences
  • We became a very contented foursome, except when Charles and Jane were with us and we were a sixsome.
  • The sixsome asked the chauffeurs to drive them downtown.
  • Very shortly before he left Oxford, Glyn was asked by James to partner his sister, Barbara, at the Pembroke commemoration ball to make up a sixsome.

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources