Meaning of EXPLICIT in English

EXPLICIT

[ ɪk'splɪsɪt , ɛk- ]

■ adjective

1》 stated clearly and precisely.

2》 describing or representing sexual activity in a direct and detailed way.

Derivatives

~ly adverb

~ness noun

Origin

C17: from Fr. ~e or L. ~- , explicare (see explicate ).

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