letter of the Latin alphabet
The Latin alphabet
Aa Bb Cc Dd
Ee Ff Gg Hh Ii Jj
Kk Ll Mm Nn Oo Pp
Qq Rr Ss Tt Uu Vv
Ww Xx Yy Zz

X is the twenty-fourth (number 24) letter in the English alphabet. It sometimes makes a sound like ks (for example: exit, next, fox), or if it is at the beginning of a word, it makes a sound like zzz (for example: xylophone). The language of origin is from the Greek and Latin language

Meanings for X change

  • In a general sense, X means something is unknown or secret, as in project X.
  • X is also used often to show kisses, usually at the end of a letter or text message.
  • In clothing, X is used as a short letter for extra, such as XXL for extra-extra-large.
  • In Roman numerals, X means ten.
  • In internet terms, XXX indicates adult material, as in an XXX site.
  • In x-ray, X stands for xero, which is short for xerograph.[source?]
  • ”X” is a common variable used in algebra
  • X, formerly Twitter