porno

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See also: porno- and Porno

English

Etymology

Shortening of pornographic (Australia, New Zealand) or pornography (North America). Attested from mid-20th century.

Pronunciation

Adjective

porno (not comparable)

  1. Pornographic [from the 1950s]
    That's a porno film.

Synonyms

Noun

porno (plural pornos)

  1. (uncountable) Pornography.
    • 2004, Martin Amis, Vintage Amis, page 190:
      In any case, porno is littered—porno is heaped—with the deaths of feelings.
  2. (countable) A pornographic film.
    They're going to watch a porno.
    They watched a few pornos.

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Related terms


Danish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pɔrno/, [ˈpʰɒːno]

Noun

porno c (singular definite pornoen, not used in plural form)

  1. short form of pornografi (pornography) [from 1965]
  2. (in compounds: corresponding to adjective) pornografic, porn

Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

porno f (uncountable)

  1. porn
  2. (slang) use of the word to say someone is hot in an attractive way

Finnish

Noun

porno

  1. A short form of pornografia.
  2. As modifier in a compound word, pornographic, porn.
    pornoteollisuus = porn(ographic) industry

Anagrams


French

Noun

porno m (plural pornos)

  1. porno; porn

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Galician

Adjective

porno m, f (invariable)

  1. (colloquial) pornographic

Synonyms

Noun

porno m (uncountable)

  1. (colloquial) pornography

Synonyms

Usage notes

Like foto, the shortened form of fotografia, this shortened form of pornografia is properly feminine, but sometimes used as a masculine noun.


Italian

Adjective

porno m, f (invariable)

  1. pornographic

Noun

porno m (invariable)

  1. porn, pornography (especially a pornographic film)

Anagrams


Norwegian Bokmål

Adjective

porno (masculine porno; feminine porno; neuter porno; plural porno; comparative mer porno; superlative mest porno)

  1. (military jargon) flawless

Noun

porno m (definite singular pornoen; uncountable)

  1. pornography

Romanian

Etymology

English porno

Pronunciation

Adjective

porno 1 nom/acc forms

  1. pornographic
  2. (slang) awesome

Declension

singular & plural
masculine, feminine & neuter
porno

Usage notes

This word is not a noun, although it is sometimes used as one. In order to avoid ambiguity, a phrase such as film porno or revistă porno should be used.


Spanish

Adjective

porno m, f (invariable)

  1. (colloquial) pornographic

Synonyms

Noun

porno m (uncountable)

  1. (colloquial) pornography

Synonyms

Usage notes

Like foto, the shortened form of fotografía, this shortened form of pornografía is properly feminine, but sometimes used as a masculine noun.


Turkish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈpoɾno]
  • Hyphenation: por‧no

Noun

porno

  1. porn
  2. a pornographic film

Declension