por·​nog·​ra·​pher | \ pȯr-ˈnä-grə-fər How to pronounce pornographer (audio) \

Definition of pornographer

: one who produces pornography

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The narrative follows Corvus — a quietly depressed young woman living in a secluded mansion with a pornographer and his other female subjects — both before and after the unexpected death of her husband. Rachel Gallaher, The Seattle Times, "Fueled by his grief, Seattle author Richard Chiem found inspiration for his debut novel ‘King of Joy’," 29 Mar. 2019 The Digital Economy Act was intended to be a more effective method of blocking adult sites that puts the onus on pornographers, who must comply with the policy or risk getting banned by major payment processors. Lux Alptraum, The Verge, "Online porn filters will never work," 26 Nov. 2018 Creating your own site is another option, but that prospect requires a level of technical expertise, and willingness to deal with the headaches of billing and customer service, that many aspiring pornographers just aren’t up for. Lux Alptraum, The Verge, "What if porn, but for women," 18 Sep. 2018 Will he be remembered as a pornographer or a free speech champion? Cincinnati Enquirer, "Read more from this Project," 13 July 2018 The opening of his bar in the late 1960s made possible a career that would propel Flynt from dirt-poor Kentucky boy to one of 20th Century America’s most successful and reviled pornographers. Cincinnati Enquirer, "Read more from this Project," 13 July 2018 Lee, the performer Nina Hartley and the feminist pornographer Tristan Taormino. Amanda Hess, New York Times, "‘Who Gets to Be Sexy?’," 5 May 2018 My opponent spends his days and money marketing and attracting child pornographers and child abusers to put them back out on the street. Brian Chasnoff, San Antonio Express-News, "LaHood solicited clients accused of ‘any sexual offense’," 31 Jan. 2018 For the new pornographers like Adam Sutra, technology can erase the material world. Susannah Breslin, The Atlantic, "Porn’s Uncanny Valley," 1 June 2018

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First Known Use of pornographer

1847, in the meaning defined above

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