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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Pornographic or indecent.
  • adj. Denoting a film given an X classification.


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