pornophilia

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

porno- +‎ -philia

Noun[edit]

pornophilia (uncountable)

  1. A love of pornography.
    • 2007 June 17, Orlando Patterson, “Thomas Agonistes”, New York Times:
      He frequently preaches the virtues of honesty and truthfulness, yet there is now little doubt that he lied repeatedly during his confirmation hearings — not only about his pornophilia and bawdy humor but, more important, about his legal views and familiarity with cases like Roe v.
    • 2008, Karla Tonine Huebner, Eroticism, identity, and cultural context (page 216)
      Brouk posited that pornophilia could thus be a weapon for the oppressed, and claimed that "those who succumb to pornophilia are of a more revolutionary bent than those mired in the prejudices of the moribund bourgeoisie."