Definition of six-pack in English:



  • 1A pack of six cans of beer or soft drinks typically held together with a plastic fastener.

    • ‘He opens the fridge and pulls out a six-pack of beer.’
    • ‘Teenage girls, as well as boys, came into the garden with six-packs of beer and residents of the flats could hear young people swearing and see them urinating in the bushes.’
    • ‘In my kitchen is a six-pack of beer of a brand that I don't normally drink.’
    • ‘The next time you're packing for a picnic, perhaps you'll buy a box of wine instead of a six-pack of beer.’
    • ‘We pay for two six-packs, carting them back to the studio in silence.’
    • ‘Wandering around the bench, he carted a six-pack of beer, bottles of orange and apple juice, and a cornucopia of soft drink cans over to the sink.’
    • ‘He grabbed a six-pack of beer and brought it to the cashier.’
    • ‘By his side was a six-pack of beer and a bottle of whisky.’
    • ‘Last year, I was on a supermarket line with a purchase of a six-pack of beer and the checkout girl asked for identification.’
    • ‘When we arrived at the hut two hours later, my guides began to extract onions, potatoes, cheese, ham, salami, baguettes, a whole chicken, and two six-packs of beer from their packs.’
    • ‘He yanked a cold can of Budweiser from the plastic ring holding the six-pack together.’
    • ‘I was high on morphine with a plate and six screws in my leg when he smuggled a six-pack of real beer into my Salt Lake City hospital room.’
    • ‘Melody grabbed a can of beer from a six-pack on the counter and brushed past him towards the exit.’
    • ‘The real question remains: Who on earth wants two six-packs of Non-Alcoholic beer?’
    • ‘These are the plastic carrier rings that hold the cans in a six-pack together.’
    • ‘Stopping at a fast food place and ordering a meal to go and then driving passed a drug store, he stopped and grabbed a six-pack of beer.’
    • ‘When a gang of my friends arrived with six-packs of beer dressed like they'd just walked off the set of Trainspotting my flatmate's face could have turned a dairy sour.’
    • ‘I was shy around girls, I didn't hit the bars, I tended to buy a bag of oysters and a six-pack of beer and sit in the garden.’
  • 2informal A set of well-developed abdominal muscles.

    [as modifier] ‘six-pack abs’
    • ‘Men should remember that muscularity is not masculinity and that self-esteem is not built on a six-pack of abdominal muscles.’
    • ‘I was surprised to see the beginnings of a six-pack.’
    • ‘But the catch is that you can't spot reduce fat, so if you want to uncover a sizzling six-pack, you have to reduce your overall body fat level.’
    • ‘You don't need a six-pack to have stomach muscles.’
    • ‘I watched Jay pull off his shirt, up over his head, revealing well-toned muscles and a six-pack.’
    • ‘He doesn't want to develop Arnold Schwarzenegger biceps or a six-pack torso.’
    • ‘His chest looks tight so he must have a six-pack.’
    • ‘The new six-pack and perfect biceps were changes, but I was willing to adjust.’
    • ‘But, of course, if a true six-pack abdomen is what you're looking for, diet alone won't do it.’
    • ‘At this point, contract down on your six-pack and side abdominals.’
    • ‘That's the secret to making your superficial six-pack muscles pop like never before.’
    • ‘Under that shirt was a nice muscular chest with a six-pack.’
    • ‘Admiring a hunk on the beach, he sighs, ‘I wish God had given me a six-pack.’’
    • ‘She didn't have highly defined muscles, a six-pack, or anything of the sort, probably because she didn't do weight training.’
    • ‘Do all the crunches and treadmill sessions you want, but your six-pack's not going to show as long as pizza and potato chips are mainstays in your diet.’
    • ‘I could see every muscle in his body, his pecks, his six-pack, his biceps, all perfectly sculpted like marble.’
    • ‘If you want to get a six-pack, lose the fat covering the muscles.’
    • ‘He wasn't sporting a supermodel six-pack, but the muscles in his arms, and his abs were hard and visible.’
    • ‘Unfortunately, doing abdominal exercises alone will not do much about the appearance of a six-pack.’
    • ‘They want liposuction to get a six-pack because they're physically unable to accomplish it themselves.’



/ˈsiks ˌpak/