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pornographic Line breaks: porno|graph¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌpɔːnəˈɡrafɪk/

Definition of pornographic in English:


Constituting or resembling pornography; obscene: pornographic images
More example sentences
  • The reports stated that this material was pornographic and indicated paedophile interest.
  • They claim it is not their fault that life can be vulgar, pornographic and sadistic.
  • Another characteristic of the reportage is the delight in grotesque and vulgar pornographic images.
erotic, titillating, arousing, suggestive, sexy, risqué;
coarse, vulgar, gross, dirty, ribald, smutty, filthy, bawdy, earthy, corrupting, exploitative, prurient, salacious, immoral;
informal porn, porno, blue, skin
rare rank


Pronunciation: /ˌpɔːnəˈɡrafɪk(ə)li/
Example sentences
  • Now he has been convicted, the anecdotes and personal testimonies stream out, so that reading the papers the following day felt pornographically squalid and terrifying.
  • It's more about sex in general whether it's depicted pornographically or not.
  • We're living in an era of CCTV cameras, buttonhole microphones and pornographically long camera lenses.

Words that rhyme with pornographic

autobiographic, autographic, bibliographic, biographic, calligraphic, cartographic, choreographic, cinematographic, cryptographic, demographic, geographic, graphic, hagiographic, historiographic, holographic, hydrographic, iconographic, lithographic, monographic, orthographic, palaeographic (US paleographic), photographic, pictographic, reprographic, Sapphic, seraphic, stenographic, telegraphic, traffic, typographic, xerographic
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