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XBXRX.
n.  the name of a garage-punk rock band based in Oakland, California.

<To fill things out, XBXRX have also included a limited assortment of electronic bweeEEows and swwsssshhhs here and there.  —Spencer Owen, Pitchfork Media.>

Xt!.
n.  “a language spoken by a race of insectoid aliens.  This language has no vowels and all the ‘consonants’ are click-like sounds” (Adam Walker, “Languages of the Commonwealth”).


xxx.
adj.  of an adult nature; erotic; hardcore (such as a film with graphic sexual content).

<Of course, it would be much easier to forget He Who Shall Remain Nameless and move on if I stopped having XXX-rated dreams about him.  —Megan McCafferty, Second Helpings: A Novel.>

Xxx.
n.  the name of a character in the novel The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury.

<Mr. Xxx peered seriously into his file.  He went “Tsk” and shut the file solemnly.  —Ray Bradbury, The Martian Chronicles.>

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