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sext 1

Syllabification: sext

noun

A service forming part of the Divine Office of the Western Christian Church, traditionally said (or chanted) at the sixth hour of the day (i.e., noon).
Example sentences
  • A vow of celibacy would be the order of the day, although there is something called sext… a midday prayer.

Origin

Late Middle English: from Latin sexta (hora) 'sixth (hour)', from sextus 'sixth'.

Words that rhyme with sext

next, oversexed, text, undersexed

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sext 2 Syllabification: sext
informal

verb

[with object] (usually as noun sexting)
Send (someone) sexually explicit photographs or messages via cell phone: older teens are more likely to engage in sexting than their younger counterparts maybe my married friends do sext their partners [no object]: the primary reason teenagers sext is to look cool and sexy to someone they find attractive
More example sentences
  • Tthey discovered that adolescents who sexted, were more likely to have started dating and to have had sex than teens who did not sext.
  • The suburbs aren't safe from the trend either: socio-economic status had virtually no effect on whether teens sexted.
  • Over 20 percent of teens have said that they have sexted.

noun

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A sexually explicit photograph or message sent via cell phone: many kids who send sexts say they meant to play a joke, and often the kid in the photo was in on it
More example sentences
  • It was great fun until the sexts started: I don't think anyone would describe me as a prude, but I didn't like getting 'sexted'.
  • In Nebraska, the law differentiates between those who maliciously distribute sexts to third parties and those who send them with the intent of them being seen by the recipient alone.
  • Most people who reported receiving sexts also reported sending them, suggesting that sexting is reciprocal and probably happens between romantic partners.

Derivatives

sexter

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noun
Example sentences
  • The majority of sexters are older teens.
  • Turning over alleged sexters to the police for criminal prosecution may meet the dictates of the law, but school officials should have some leeway.
  • He isn't the only sexter whose mobile phone behaviour has landed him in trouble.

Origin

Early 21st century: blend of sex and text.

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