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

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

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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