Definition of porn in English:

porn

Pronunciation /pôrn/ /pɔrn/

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noun

informal
  • 1Pornography.

    • ‘hardcore porn’
  • 2in combination or with modifier Television programs, magazines, books, etc. that are regarded as emphasizing the sensuous or sensational aspects of a nonsexual subject and stimulating a compulsive interest in their audience.

    • ‘a thrilling throwback to the golden age of disaster movies—weather porn of the highest order’

adjective

informal
  • Pornographic.

    • ‘a porn video’
    • ‘A beautiful wife, a sexy friend - sounds like the premise of a French porn film.’
    • ‘Like many other women, the writer never found much to like about porn videos.’
    • ‘I have been married for three years, and it seems that my husband has a slight problem with porn videos.’
    • ‘He has been in some famous porn videos in San Francisco and recommended me to the producers of one of the studios he worked for.’
    • ‘At a class on how to make a porn video, our writer picks up hints on camera angles and choreography.’
    • ‘I think a lot of things are more obscene than the average porn film.’
    • ‘Instead, we presented a series of gay porno films from the late 70's.’
    • ‘Whilst in the land of free morals, I have been asked to track down a porn film called Romeo and Julian.’
    • ‘The new version, according to the director, owes its inspiration to the recent affair of the porno video involving a senior female official in Taiwan.’
    • ‘You can find it in the video stores in the porno section.’
    • ‘Well there was a wall of porno video tapes in this store.’
    • ‘It seems that most of the videos at my local porno store only feature hot young chicks with hairy older guys.’
    • ‘Even if I don't like it I can just fill it with porn videos, music and legitimate documents, I thought.’
    • ‘She started locking herself in the study at night and watching porn videos in there.’
    • ‘Most of these contain not only porn pictures but also videos and chat rooms.’
    • ‘What kind of stuff do you think goes on in the best selling porn videos in Australia?’
    • ‘Her oldest sister found out when her boyfriend saw Juliette in a porn video he was watching.’
    • ‘The jars of boiled sweets in the local shop had been replaced by rows of horror and soft porn videos.’
    • ‘This is a hard to navigate but highly intelligent journal of a clerk in a porn video rental shop.’
    • ‘Is it just me or do most of the recommended titles in that article read like the names of porn videos?’

Origin

1960s abbreviation.