Definition of pornographic in English:

pornographic

adjective

  • Constituting or resembling pornography; obscene.

    ‘pornographic images’
    • ‘They claim it is not their fault that life can be vulgar, pornographic and sadistic.’
    • ‘A woman was approached by a man who flashed a pornographic photograph of a woman at her and made a lewd comment before walking off.’
    • ‘He points to physical tests that show women become aroused when exposed to pornographic pictures, even when they deny it.’
    • ‘But I am not familiar with the contents of anything pornographic and I don't intend to start.’
    • ‘Marc was particularly keen on sending explicit pornographic photos to the staff.’
    • ‘A teenage boy who set up an Internet pornographic site has pleaded guilty to making indecent images of children.’
    • ‘Most countries indulging in censorship claim to be protecting their citizens from pornographic contagion.’
    • ‘Girls love the idea of having some sexy, but not pornographic photos taken of themselves.’
    • ‘Another characteristic of the reportage is the delight in grotesque and vulgar pornographic images.’
    • ‘I was walking down the street with two garbage bags filled with various plastic fruits and pornographic magazines.’
    • ‘Sexual explicit magazine, pornographic movies are freely available to the youth.’
    • ‘All of the pornographic pictures on her walls had been torn off and thrown away.’
    • ‘The police also claim to have discovered pornographic e-mail on his computer.’
    • ‘The reports stated that this material was pornographic and indicated paedophile interest.’
    • ‘Suddenly the action on-screen reaches a steamy, perhaps even mildly pornographic, sex segment.’
    • ‘He also loved bawdy songs and ancient poetry bordering on the pornographic.’
    • ‘Organisations have a duty to protect employees against receiving pornographic emails.’
    • ‘When they had sex he looked at pornographic pictures rather than at her.’
    • ‘He has a contact in London who wants us to translate some pornographic websites from English to Spanish.’
    • ‘There is a definite difference between pornographic material and art, and that is the end of the subject.’
    obscene, indecent, improper, indelicate, crude, lewd
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Pronunciation

pornographic

/ˌpôrnəˈɡrafik//ˌpɔrnəˈɡræfɪk/