Pornographic
Pornographic Por`no*graph"ic, a. Of or pertaining to pornography; lascivious; licentious; as, pornographic writing. [1913 Webster]

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  • pornographic — index lascivious, lewd, obscene, prurient, salacious, suggestive (risqué) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • pornographic — [adj] obscene adult, immoral, indecent, lewd, off color, offensive, porn*, porno*, prurient, purple*, raunchy*, rough, salacious, sexy, smutty*, steamy*, X rated*; concepts 267,372,545 Ant. clean, moral …   New thesaurus

  • pornographic — [[t]pɔ͟ː(r)nəgræ̱fɪk[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n (disapproval) Pornographic materials such as films, videos, and magazines are designed to cause sexual excitement by showing naked people or referring to sexual acts. I found out he d been watching… …   English dictionary

  • pornographic — adj. Pornographic is used with these nouns: ↑film, ↑image, ↑magazine, ↑material, ↑photo, ↑photograph, ↑site, ↑video …   Collocations dictionary

  • pornographic — por|no|graph|ic [ ,pɔrnə græfık ] adjective showing or talking about sexual activities in a very obvious way that is intended to make people sexually excited: pornographic pictures/videos/magazines ╾ por|no|graph|i|cal|ly [ ,pɔrnə græfıkli ]… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pornographic — adjective pornographic magazines Syn: obscene, indecent, crude, lewd, dirty, vulgar, smutty, filthy; erotic, titillating, arousing, suggestive, sexy, risqué; off color, adult, X rated, hard core, soft core; …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • pornographic — UK [ˌpɔː(r)nəˈɡræfɪk] / US [ˌpɔrnəˈɡræfɪk] adjective showing or talking about sexual activities in a very obvious way that is intended to make people sexually excited pornographic pictures/videos/magazines Derived word: pornographically UK… …   English dictionary

  • pornographic — That which is of or pertaining to obscene literature; obscene; licentious. Material is pornographic or obscene if the average person, applying contemporary community standards, would find that the work taken as a whole appeals to the prurient… …   Black's law dictionary

  • pornographic — pornography ► NOUN ▪ printed or visual material intended to stimulate sexual excitement. DERIVATIVES pornographer noun pornographic adjective. ORIGIN Greek pornographos writing about prostitutes …   English terms dictionary

  • pornographic — adjective designed to arouse lust pornographic films and magazines adult movies • Syn: ↑adult • Similar to: ↑sexy • Derivationally related forms: ↑pornography …   Useful english dictionary

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