Definition of pornography in English:

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pornography

Pronunciation: /pôrˈnäɡrəfē/

noun

Printed or visual material containing the explicit description or display of sexual organs or activity, intended to stimulate erotic rather than aesthetic or emotional feelings.
Example sentences
  • The denial of the social fact of sexuality in pornography is made explicit in its audience.
  • This is not hardcore pornography and the material can be bought in many stores.
  • There's always a tricky issue when you get into stolen material or pornography.
Synonyms
erotica, pornographic material, dirty books;
smut, filth, vice
informal (hard/soft) porn, porno, girlie magazines, skin flicks

Origin

Mid 19th century: from Greek pornographos 'writing about prostitutes', from pornē 'prostitute' + graphein 'write'.

Words that rhyme with pornography

autobiography, bibliography, biography, cardiography, cartography, chirography, choreography, chromatography, cinematography, cosmography, cryptography, demography, discography, filmography, geography, hagiography, historiography, hydrography, iconography, lexicography, lithography, oceanography, orthography, palaeography (US paleography), photography, radiography, reprography, stenography, topography, typography
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