sexting

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EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Blend of sex +‎ texting.

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NounEdit

sexting ‎(uncountable)

  1. The act of transmitting and/or receiving sexually explicit 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.

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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