What is another word for half a dozen?

15 synonyms found


[ hˈɑːf ɐ dˈʌzən], [ hˈɑːf ɐ dˈʌzən], [ h_ˈɑː_f ɐ d_ˈʌ_z_ə_n]

When it comes to talking about six of something, many of us default to "half a dozen." However, there are plenty of synonyms to choose from to mix up your language. You could say "six of" whatever you're discussing, or get more colorful with phrases like "a sextet," "a half dozen and two," or "six-pack." "Hexad" is a more technical term for a group of six, while "sexagintuple" is a mouthful that refers to 60 of something. No matter which synonym you choose, changing up your language can make your writing or conversation more engaging and memorable.

Synonyms for Half a dozen:

How to use "Half a dozen" in context?

Half adozen is a term meaning a mere six. It is a common carrier of meaning and is used informally to describe anything that comprises of half of the total quantity. This term is also used for foods, drinks and other items that generally contain six items or less.

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