- 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
First recorded in 1950–55
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- informal a package containing six units, esp six cans of beer
- a set of highly developed abdominal muscles in a man
- (modifier) Australian arranged in standard sets of sixsix-pack apartment blocks
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