What Does STEXT Mean?

STEXT means "Sexy Text Message."

The abbreviation STEXT is used with the meaning "Sexy Text Message" to refer to a sexually suggestive or explicit message. A STEXT may be solely text based, but could also include images.

STEXT is similar in meaning to SEXT (Sexually Explicit Text Message).

Whilst both STEXTs and SEXTs can be considered harmless fun between consenting adults, they can be seen as sinister if used inappropriately. According to news reports, there have been many instances of STEXTs being used to threaten or hassle recipients, including young children.

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Summary of Key Points

"Sexy Text Message" is the most common definition for STEXT on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Sexy Text Message
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user


Examples of STEXT in Sentences

Here are examples of STEXT being used in conversations:
  • Catherine: Why are you smiling?
  • Lisa: STEXT from Steve.
  • Sarah: Why is your dad so cross with you?
  • Gill: He was using my phone when Dave sent me a STEXT.

An Academic Look at STEXT

The term STEXT is a portmanteau word, which is the term for when two words are merged into one. SPEXY (from spectacles and sexy) is another example of a portmanteau word. Obviously, the term STEXT is an amalgam of the words sexy and text.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

STEXT did not exist before the digital era.

Example of STEXT Used in a Text


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