American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Having the rating X: an X-rated movie.
- adj. Vulgar, obscene, or explicit in the treatment of sex: an X-rated novel; X-rated graffiti.
- adj. Pornographic or indecent.
- adj. Denoting a film given an X classification.
“They are also more likely to report having seen an X-rated movie recently.48”
“Yet Midnight Cowboy became the only X-rated movie to win the Oscar for Best Picture.”
“So his study examined the habits of 20 university students who consumed X-rated material — that would be all of them — and the impact on their sexual identity and how it shaped their relationships with women.”
“Science Weekly podcast: The birds and the bees X-rated version”
“Police who pulled over a motorist on Highway 401 near Port Hope on the weekend say he was watching an X-rated movie while driving 40 km/h over the limit”
“X-rated Bang: Audiences are almost treated to a different kind of Bang when filming a Twister scene takes a less-than-PG turn.”
“Of course dogs' simplified triage system -- if you can't eat it or mate with it, pee on it -- has provoked many X-rated jokes.”
“These aren't X-rated or adults-only topics but rather subjects that young people talk about as they figure out where they fit in, said a panel of experts at a weekend conference of the Council on Contemporary Families here.”
“The producers offer something for every taste: X-rated grapplings of every kind, in addition to a coupling—a case of love at first sight—between lesbians in a restaurant bathroom.”
“Curb Your Enthusiasm is getting the X-rated once-over.”
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