[ ahr-rey-tid ]

  1. (of a motion picture) suitable for those under 17 years of age only when accompanied by an adult.

  2. mature, adult, or vulgar: R-rated language; R-rated jokes.

Origin of R-rated

First recorded in 1965–70; R3 + rate1 + -ed2

Words Nearby R-rated

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