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[siks-pak] /ˈsɪksˌpæk/
six bottles or cans of a beverage, as beer or a soft drink, packaged and sold especially as a unit.
any package of six identical or closely related items, as seedling plants or small batteries, sold as a unit.
Origin of six-pack
1950-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for six-pack
  • They drop the bananas in one plastic bag as they reach for another to hold the six-pack of soda.
  • The six-pack in the back seat had come from the cooler on my father's sailboat.
  • Think of me as the little plastic thingy that holds the six-pack together.
  • Tote your suds in style with this leather six-pack holder.
  • In two semesters you will have six-pack academic abs.
  • Of course, your willingness to compare voting to buying a six-pack says enough about how serious you take these issues.
  • In high school, you could have chosen a friend with a six-pack of abs.
  • She could also rest her head on his warm pectoral, her hand on the third can to the right in his six-pack.
  • Make your own bulb carrier from a reused six-pack beverage carrier.
  • Cut apart the plastic six-pack holders before placing them in a garbage can.
British Dictionary definitions for six-pack


(informal) a package containing six units, esp six cans of beer
a set of highly developed abdominal muscles in a man
(modifier) (Austral) arranged in standard sets of six: six-pack apartment blocks
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Contemporary definitions for six-pack

well-developed abdominal muscles's 21st Century Lexicon
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Slang definitions & phrases for six-pack

six feet under

adjective phrase

Dead (1940s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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