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porn

[pawrn] /pɔrn/
noun
1.
Also, porno
[pawr-noh] /ˈpɔr noʊ/ (Show IPA)
. pornography.
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.
adjective
3.
Also, porny
[pawr-nee] /ˈpɔr ni/ (Show IPA)
. pertaining to or dealing in pornography; pornographic:
porn shops.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; by shortening
Related forms
antiporn, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for porno

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
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Word Origin and History for porno
adj.

1952 (Norman Mailer), short for pornographic.

porn

n.

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

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Slang definitions & phrases for porno

porn

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+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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porno in Technology
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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Related Abbreviations for porno

porno

  1. pornographic
  2. pornography

porn

pornography
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