Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Being less explicit than hard-core material in depicting or describing sexual activity.
  • adjective Moderate.

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  • noun pornography that does not contain depictions of explicit sexual penetration.

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Examples

  • 'They then received a letter from the academic's lawyer threatening litigation if her name was linked to the book, which she described as softcore pornography.

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  • 'They then received a letter from the academic's lawyer threatening litigation if her name was linked to the book, which she described as softcore pornography.

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  • 'They then received a letter from the academic's lawyer threatening litigation if her name was linked to the book, which she described as softcore pornography.

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  • 'They then received a letter from the academic's lawyer threatening litigation if her name was linked to the book, which she described as softcore pornography.

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  • 'They then received a letter from the academic's lawyer threatening litigation if her name was linked to the book, which she described as softcore pornography.

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  • So tonight I was a hooker, I was "doing Irwin", and I was in softcore porn with a llama.

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  • Within rap, this might be called the softcore approach, as opposed to the steely declamations of a don like Jay-Z.

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  • Warsh's poetic mode, of which this is representative, might be described as softcore disassociation, gathering sticks and bundling them together in a kind of rickety, mismatched bouquet.

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  • While the film is obviously not porno-grade, Zack and Miri definitely takes the idea of softcore up a few notches.

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  • Boing Boing identified as a softcore porn actress, television actress, real estate vice president, and single mom.

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