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Definition of "sext" [sext]

  • Ecclesiastical The fourth of the seven canonical hours. (noun)
  • Ecclesiastical The time of day set aside for this service, usually the sixth hour, or noon. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "sext" in a sentence
  • "The court said that threatening to press felony charges against a girl who appeared in a racy "sext" -- unless she took enrolled in a diversionary program -- was in violation of "the teen's constitutional right to be free from compelled speech and infringed on her parents 'right to direct her upbringing.""
  • "It shows a student, Megan, walk out of the toilets at school doing up her blouse and smirking at the "sext" - an explicit photo taken on her mobile phone - she had just sent to her boyfriend."
  • "Tiger Woods is being called a sext-happy philanderer by the National Enquirer, is getting hounded by the Florida Highway Patrol, and is facing the possibility that his wife could go to jail for domestic abuse."