pornographer

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Etymology[edit]

pornography +‎ -er.

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  • IPA(key): /pɔː(ɹ)ˈnɒɡɹəfə(ɹ)/
  • (file)

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pornographer (plural pornographers)

  1. One who is involved in the creation or dissemination of pornography. [from mid-19th c.]
    • 2011, Patrick Spedding; James Lambert, “Fanny Hill, Lord Fanny, and the Myth of Metonymy”, in Studies in Philology, volume 108, number 1, page 112:
      Clearly, if pornographers could still use the name without any sexual connotation in the late-nineteenth century, it is likely that many conventional writers in this period were completely unaware that fanny carried a sexual meaning.

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