soft-core

soft-core

[sawft-kawr, -kohr, soft-]
adjective
of, pertaining to, or containing sexually arousing depictions that are not fully explicit: soft-core pornography. Compare hard-core ( def 2 ).

Origin:
1965–70

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soft-core
 
adj
(of pornography) suggestive and titillating through not being totally explicit or detailed

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soft-core definition


  1. mod.
    [of pornography] less revealing or realistic than real life; not showing genitals. : They are showing a lot of soft-core stuff on cable and most of the soap operas.
  2. mod.
    less intense or extreme than hard-core.She had a soft-core approach to portraying suffering. :
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