[ sekst ]
/ sɛkst /
Digital Technology.

verb (used with or without object)

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.

Nearby words

  1. sexology,
  2. sexpartite,
  3. sexpert,
  4. sexploitation,
  5. sexpot,
  6. sextain,
  7. sextan,
  8. sextans,
  9. sextant,
  10. sextantis

Origin of sext

2005–10; blend of sex1 + text

Related formssext·er, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for sexted


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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)

Word Origin for sext

C15: from Church Latin sexta hōra the sixth hour


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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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for sexted
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper