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X-rated

[eks-rey-tid] /ˈɛksˌreɪ tɪd/
adjective
1.
(of a motion picture) having a rating of X; intended for adults only.
2.
obscene, sexually explicit, or vulgar:
X-rated language; X-rated magazines.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75
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British Dictionary definitions for x rated

X-rated

adjective
1.
(formerly, in Britain) (of a film) considered suitable for viewing by adults only
2.
(informal) involving bad language, violence, or sex an X-rated conversation
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Slang definitions & phrases for x rated

X-rated

adjective

Lewd; obscene; pornographic; blue, dirty: He uttered a few well-chosen X-rated words

[fr the now-superseded early 1950s system of rating movies according to the amount of sex, verbal obscenity, violence, etc, they contain, X being the most censorious rating]


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Idioms and Phrases with x rated
Sexually explicit, vulgar, or obscene, as in This film should be X-rated; it's not suitable for children. This expression alludes to a rating system established for motion pictures, in which films rated X may not be viewed by persons under the age of 17. [ c. 1970 ]
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