- 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
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Examples from the Web for sexted
Ohio Woman,” read a joke headline from eTruesports.com this week, “Claims Not to Have Been Sexted by Brett Favre.The NFL's Brett Favre Disaster
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- 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)
C15: from Church Latin sexta hōra the sixth hour
- 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
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Word Origin and History for sexted
early 15c., "third of the lesser canonical hours," from Latin sexta (hora), fem. of sextus, ordinal of sex (see six).
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