pornier; porniest
: of, relating to, involved in, or being pornography

Examples of porny in a Sentence

a collection of porny postcards of the type that American servicemen once brought back from Europe
Recent Examples on the Web Some of the entries were so porny-sounding that the Empress had to dab repeatedly at her tiara — even when the story turned out to be about slipping a Visa into the card-reading machine. Washington Post, 31 Oct. 2019 Watching other races required going down one of three avenues: expensive pay-TV packages; a VPN that didn’t always work; or dodgy pirate streams, littered with porny pop-up ads and, likely viruses. Joe Lindsey, Outside Online, 4 May 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1961, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of porny was in 1961

Dictionary Entries Near porny

Cite this Entry

“Porny.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/porny. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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