porno

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See also: porno-, Porno, pornô, and pornó

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 (countable and uncountable, 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.

Related terms

Translations


Czech

Pronunciation

Noun

porno n

  1. (informal) porn, porno

Synonyms

Related terms

Further reading

  • porno in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu

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]

Dutch

Etymology

Clipping of pornografie or a borrowing. First attested in the 1960s.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɔr.noː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: por‧no

Noun

porno f (uncountable)

  1. porn
    • 1964 June 11, "Fanny Hill", Friese Koerier, vol. 19, no. 226, page 2.
      Voor het assimileren van de verschillen tussen porno en kunst, zoals die in de laatste jaren door experts als het echtpaar Kronhausen en anderen zijn vastgelegd, zal in Nederland wel weer veel tijd nodig zijn.
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Derived terms

Adjective

porno (used only predicatively, not comparable)

  1. (Netherlands, slang) hot, attractive, sexy

Finnish

Noun

porno

  1. Short for pornografia.
  2. (in compounds) pornographic, porn
    pornoteollisuus = porn(ographic) industry

Declension

Inflection of porno (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative porno pornot
genitive pornon pornojen
partitive pornoa pornoja
illative pornoon pornoihin
singular plural
nominative porno pornot
accusative nom. porno pornot
gen. pornon
genitive pornon pornojen
partitive pornoa pornoja
inessive pornossa pornoissa
elative pornosta pornoista
illative pornoon pornoihin
adessive pornolla pornoilla
ablative pornolta pornoilta
allative pornolle pornoille
essive pornona pornoina
translative pornoksi pornoiksi
instructive pornoin
abessive pornotta pornoitta
comitative pornoineen

Compounds

Anagrams


French

Etymology

Clipping of pornographique.

Noun

porno m (plural pornos)

  1. (uncountable, informal) porno; porn
    L'industrie du porno. – The porn industry.
  2. (countable, informal) a porn movie, a skin flick, a blue movie

Further reading


Galician

Adjective

porno m, f (invariable)

  1. (colloquial) pornographic

Synonyms

Noun

porno m (uncountable)

  1. (colloquial) pornography

Usage notes

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

Synonyms


Italian

Etymology

Clipping of pornografia.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɔr.no/, [ˈpɔr̺n̺o]
  • Rhymes: -ɔrno
  • Stress: pòrno
  • Hyphenation: por‧no

Adjective

porno m, f (invariable)

  1. pornographic

Noun

porno m (invariable)

  1. porn, pornography (especially a pornographic film)

Anagrams


Norwegian Bokmål

Adjective

porno (singular and 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 m, f, n (invariable)

  1. pornographic
  2. (slang) awesome

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.

Declension


Spanish

Adjective

porno m, f (invariable)

  1. (colloquial) pornographic

Synonyms

Noun

porno m (uncountable)

  1. (colloquial) pornography

Usage notes

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

Synonyms


Turkish

Pronunciation

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

Noun

porno

  1. porn
  2. a pornographic film

Declension

Inflection
Nominative porno
Definite accusative pornoyu
Singular Plural
Nominative porno pornolar
Definite accusative pornoyu pornoları
Dative pornoya pornolara
Locative pornoda pornolarda
Ablative pornodan pornolardan
Genitive pornonun pornoların
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular pornom pornolarım
2nd singular pornon pornoların
3rd singular pornosu pornoları
1st plural pornomuz pornolarımız
2nd plural pornonuz pornolarınız
3rd plural pornoları pornoları