Porno



[pawrn] /pɔrn/ Informal.

noun
1.
Sometimes, porno
[pawr-noh] /ˈpɔr noʊ/ (Show IPA). pornography; sexually explicit videos, photographs, writings, or the like, produced to elicit sexual arousal (often used attributively): arrested for selling porn; a porn star;
porn films.
2.
television shows, articles, photographs, etc., thought to cater to an excessive, irresistible desire for or interest in something:
a magazine filled with enticing food porn; an addiction to real-estate porn.
/pɔːn/
noun
1.
Also called porno. pornography
2.
(censorious) publications or broadcasts that demonstrate an unhealthy or voyeuristic interest in a particular subject: property porn, food porn
adjective
3.
Also porno. pornographic: porn movie, porno mag
adj.

1952 (Norman Mailer), short for pornographic.
n.

1962, abbreviation of pornography. Porno (adj.) is attested from 1952.

adjective

: The very best porn film ever made/ little prospect of pay-TV turning our homes into porno palaces

noun

Pornography; a pornographic film, book, etc: the merry world of pimps and porno/ or witness the amount of porn around/ I found out about the porno Rita’d made (first form 1970+, second 1952+)

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