softcore

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softcore (uncountable)

  1. pornography that does not contain depictions of explicit sexual penetration.

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softcore (comparative more softcore, superlative most softcore)

  1. (slang, of music genres, subcultures, etc.) Less intense, committed or aggressive than hardcore.
    • 1999, Lauraine Leblanc, Pretty in Punk: Girls' Gender Resistance in a Boys' Subculture (page 55)
      Distinct from hardcore punks, softcore punks expressed less commitment to punk values []