\ ˈpȯr-ne How to pronounce porny (audio) \
pornier; porniest

Definition of porny

: of, relating to, involved in, or being pornography

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Synonyms & Antonyms for porny


adult, mature, pornographic, X-rated


clean, G-rated

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Examples of porny in a Sentence

a collection of porny postcards of the type that American servicemen once brought back from Europe

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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, "Finally, a Legit Option to Watch the Top Bike Races," 4 May 2018

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First Known Use of porny

1961, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of porny was in 1961

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