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: having a rating of X
: relating to or characterized by explicit sexual material or activity
an X-rated book
: obscene, vulgar
an X-rated gesture
adult, mature, pornographic, porny
1970, in the meaning defined at sense 1
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of a movie : having a rating of X : not suitable to be seen by people under age 17 in the U.S. and under 18 in the U.K. because of violence, offensive language, or sexual activity
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