sexting

pp.
Sending a salacious text message. [Blend of sex and texting.]
sext v., n.
sexter n.
Example Citations:
But there's nothing quite like the image of your child on a registry of sex offenders to concentrate the parental mind. It now has a catchy new label, but "sexting" has been around, as a prank and a problem, for years: in 2004 a 15-year-old Pittsburgh, Pa., girl was charged with sexual abuse of children and dissemination of child pornography when she posted nude pictures of herself online.
—Nancy Gibbs, " Second Thoughts About Kids and Cell Phones: http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1883376,00.html," Time, March 5, 2009
There also are concerns about texting while driving, text-bullying and "sexting," or the term for adolescents messaging naked photos of themselves or others. What might have been intended for a friend can be widely distributed, and the texting of lewd photographs of minors can lead to criminal charges.
—Donna St. George, " 6,473 Texts a Month, But at What Cost?: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/02/21/AR2009022101863.html," The Washington Post, February 22, 2009
Earliest Citation:
A telling aspect of his sexual farragos is the use of his mobile for sexting (texting).
Although "kiss and sell" newspaper accounts must always be treated with caution, there is a suspiciously similar theme to the sexts.
—Oliver James, "He's clean bowled by a sick need for pleasure," Daily Telegraph, July 2, 2005
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  • sexting — UK [ˈsekstɪŋ] / US noun [uncountable] the practice of sending sexual images or messages to someone s mobile phone …   English dictionary

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