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EtymologyEdit

Blend of sex +‎ texting.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sexting (uncountable)

  1. The act of transmitting and/or receiving sexually suggestive text messages and/or photographs between cell phones equipped with text messaging.
    • 2009, Annalisa Barbieri, "You don't know what sexting is?", The Guardian, 7 Aug 2009:
      There are already concerns that young people are unaware of the serious legal implications that sexting can have.

Usage notesEdit

  • Sexting in optical form usually refers to material transmitted through modern devices such tablets and smartphones that contains a nelfie. In written form it usually refers to text that has erotic undertones.

VerbEdit

sexting

  1. present participle of sext

Usage notesEdit

The verb to sext is most often used in the form sexting.

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SpanishEdit

NounEdit

sexting m (uncountable)

  1. sexting