Meaning of “porn” in the English Dictionary

"porn" in British English

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pornnoun [ U ]

uk /pɔːn/ us /pɔːrn/ informal

informal for pornography :

Some of those photos they show in tabloid newspapers are nothing but porn.

pictures, books, television programmes , newspaper articles, etc. that are intended to be exciting for people interested in a particular subject or particular product:

Half the shows on TV are either food porn or property porn.

pornadjective

uk /pɔːn/ us /pɔːrn/ also porno,

informal for pornographic (pornography) :

a porn shop
porn movies
porno magazines

(Definition of “porn” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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