pornographer

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

Definition of pornographer

: one who produces pornography

Examples of pornographer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Allegations that some of the transfers went to child pornographers in the Philippines triggered a furor that cost the bank’s chief executive his job and precipitated the chairman’s early departure. Edward Johnson | Bloomberg, Washington Post, "Why Heads Are Rolling at Another Big Australian Bank," 27 Nov. 2019 That’s why the FBI resorts to old-fashioned methods of going undercover as drug buyers, child pornographers, and hit men in an effort to catch criminals there. Brian Merchant, Harper's magazine, "Click Here to Kill," 31 Dec. 2019 The investigation by The Associated Press in 2018 found that Khawaja’s company, Allied Wallet, helped merchants engaging in a variety of scams, including pornographers, debt collectors, and offshore gamblers. BostonGlobe.com, "An influential political power broker who was a witness named in the Mueller report was among eight people charged with conspiring to conceal the source of excessive contributions to groups supporting Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, the Justice Department announced Tuesday.," 5 Dec. 2019 The federal investigation stemmed in part from AP’s reporting that showed the company aided pornographers, debt collectors and offshore gamblers to access the international banking system, often through dummy foreign corporations and fake websites. Washington Post, "Key Mueller witness, major Clinton and Trump donor charged with funneling $3.5 million in illegal contributions in 2016 U.S. elections," 4 Dec. 2019 At least 22 women featured on the site have sued the site's owners, charging that the pornographers used lies and coercion to gain their participation. Timothy B. Lee, Ars Technica, "Feds hit GirlsDoPorn owners with criminal sex trafficking charges," 11 Oct. 2019 For social cachet without the prerequisite of pedigree, up-and-coming Americans looked to Palm Beach, which has welcomed the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, King Hussein of Jordan and the pornographer Larry Flynt. The Economist, "Palm Beach and the rise of American celebrity," 7 Nov. 2019 Terrorists, pornographers, and money launderers can misuse it. Anirudh Rastogi, Quartz India, "India must look beyond the narrow definition of bitcoin as a cryptocurrency," 3 Oct. 2019 The court ruled that the statute banned all distribution of child pornography, with no exception for cases where the pornographer and the victim was the same person. Timothy B. Lee, Ars Technica, "Court: Girl broke child porn law by texting explicit video of herself," 29 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of pornographer

1847, in the meaning defined above

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23 Jan 2020

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“Pornographer.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pornographer?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=p&file=pornog01. Accessed 29 January 2020.

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