Definitions

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  • n. Pornography.
  • n. A pornographic film.

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  • n. creative activity (writing or pictures or films etc.) of no literary or artistic value other than to stimulate sexual desire

Etymologies

Shortening of pornographic (Australia, New Zealand) or pornography (North America). Attested from mid-20th century. (Wiktionary)

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  • porno is today simply a shortened form of pornographic or pornography. As a noun mosly refers to movies or videos or to the class of materials collectively referred to as pornography.

    June 21, 2009