US, of a movie
: not suitable to be seen by children because of violence, offensive language, or sexual activity
an R-rated movie
often used figuratively
an R-rated joke

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“R-rated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/R-rated. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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