Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of text.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Jay-Z, when the rapper turned up "I think the guy from the label texted him," she notes, wryly.

    The Guardian World News

  • But sometimes, cyberbullying takes place with nary a word texted or a message posted, a panel of Internet experts said in Minneapolis on Thursday.

    StarTribune.com rss feed

  • Rihanna has been traveling a lot since being beaten senseless and threatened with murder after somebody booty call texted Chris Brown, 19, in February.

    The Hollywood Gossip

  • * Keep in mind that not even once in my whole life have I ever "texted" anyone, and I hardly even use the phone anymore.

    FREE stuff and Twitter

  • I do not answer nor do I send text messages; I operate on the assumption that anything so important that I should be 'texted' warrants an actual phone call, as such I can not comment on the quality of writing going into 'texting.'

    Meditations on the Melancholy State of Outdoor Writing

  • I used my cell phone (these things are pretty excellent and very convenient in a situation like this one) to convey this information and then I "texted" them the address so they wouldn't miss it.

    Gheorghe: The Blog

  • Disappointed to see the Guardian favours 'texted'.

    Sport news, comment and results | guardian.co.uk

  • Upon first read, and given the context of the digital world we live in, it was ASSUMED that he 'texted' everyone (or used some other digital communication) accidentally.

    reddit.com: what's new online!

  • Blair recalled how he "texted" hello to a friend using a new mobile phone on the day he stepped down as prime minister after 10 years in office.

    news.newamericamedia.org

  • The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy conducted a survey and found that one-fifth of teens had e-mailed or "texted" racy "skin pics" of themselves -- and that one-third had viewed such electronic snapshots of other teens.

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