- the fourth of the seven canonical hours, or the service for it, originally fixed for the sixth hour of the day taken as noon.
Origin of sext1
- to send someone a sexually explicit digital image, video, text message, or email, typically a photo of oneself, usually by cell phone.
- a sexually explicit digital image, text message, etc., sent to someone usually by cell phone.
Origin of sext2
Examples from the Web for sext
Contemporary Examples of sext
Those who had only requested or received a sext did not have an increased likelihood of having had sex.Sexting Is the New ‘First Base’
October 9, 2014
In fact, things get extra complicated when you get to the sext.
Anthony Weiner once promised he would seek professional help, but he continued to sext for more than a year after his resignation.Is Anthony Weiner a Sex Addict, or Is There No Such Thing?
July 25, 2013
But as Banks told Mashable, the best time to use her smize app is with a sext, because sexiness is all in the eyes.Lara Stone is Pregnant; Tyra Banks' New App Is Great For Sexting
The Fashion Beast Team
November 16, 2012
For her part, Winehouse maintained Fielder-Civil would “sext” her up to 10 times a day.Amy Winehouse’s Dark Love Affair
July 25, 2011
Historical Examples of sext
The little Irish novice had rung the chapel bell for Sext and None.The Dop Doctor
Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
The choir commence the chanting of the psalms of terce and sext.
The corpse remained stretched on the Appian Way, until a senator, Sext.History of Julius Caesar Vol. 2 of 2
Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.
On Tuesday the nine psalms from the 119th to the 127th shall be read three at each of the services of terce, sext, and nones.A Source Book for Mediaeval History
Oliver J. Thatcher
One untoward circumstance has occurred owing to Milo's rashness—the acquittal of Sext.The Letters of Cicero, Volume 1
Marcus Tullius Cicero
- mainly RC Church the fourth of the seven canonical hours of the divine office or the prayers prescribed for it: originally the sixth hour of the day (noon)
Word Origin for sext
- RC Church an official compilation of decretals issued by Boniface VIII in 1298 to supplement the five books of the Liber Extra. It forms part of the Corpus Juris CanoniciIn full: Liber Sextus
early 15c., "third of the lesser canonical hours," from Latin sexta (hora), fem. of sextus, ordinal of sex (see six).