pornocopia

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See also: porno-copia

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Blend of porn +‎ cornucopia

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

pornocopia (plural pornocopias)

  1. An abundance of pornography, sexual imagery, or nudity.
    • 1999, Simon Reynolds, Generation Ecstasy: Into the World of Techno and Rave Culture, Routledge (1999), ISBN 9780415923736, page 31:
      But the 'coming' is revealed to be decidedly profane: an encounter with a dominatrix, who strips him and makes him beg on bended knees, then rides him through a porno-copia of sexual positions.
    • 2001, David Taras, Power and Betrayal in the Canadian Media, Broadview Press (2001), ISBN 155111464X, pages 110-111:
      What author Frank Rose calls the web's "pornocopia" generated close to $1 billion (U.S.) in revenue in 1996.
    • 2005, Pamela Paul, Pornified: How Pornography Is Damaging Our Lives, Our Relationships, and Our Families, Owl Books (2005), ISBN 0805081321, page 109:
      Back in the pre-"pornocopia" era, wearing a thong meant painful waxing and a wedgie, pole dancing meant emulating a low-class stripper, and taking a man for a lap dance meant tolerating and even endorsing the humiliation of watching your mate cheat.
    • 2006, Henry Jenkins, "'He's in the Closet but He's Not Gay': Male-Male Desire in Penthouse Letters", in Pornography: Film and Culture (ed. Peter Lehman), Rutgers University Press (2006), ISBN 9780813538709, page 147:
      Pornocopia represents a form of sexuality that, for the most part, only exists through fiction – a particular kind of pornographic space that gives greater license to the imagination of readers and writers alike than they were apt to enjoy in the real world.
    • 2007, Henry Jenkins, The Wow Climax: Tracing the Emotional Impact of Popular Culture, New York University Press (2007), ISBN 9780814742822, page 132:
      Hollywood becomes a "pornocopia" where erotic desire is everything and must be satisfied at all costs.
    • 2009, Terence Taylor, Bite Marks: A Vampire Testament, St. Martin's Press (2009), ISBN 9780312385255, page 51:
      Marlowe's eyes trailed slick video covers posted outside each, a pornocopia of pouting lips, inflated breasts, and overblown cocks.