soft-core

adjective \ ˈsȯf(t)-ˈkȯr \

Definition of soft-core

of pornography
: containing descriptions or scenes of sex acts that are less explicit than hard-core material

Origin and Etymology of soft-core

1soft + hard-core


SOFT-CORE Defined for English Language Learners

soft-core

adjective

Definition of soft-core for English Language Learners

  • : showing or describing sex acts but not in an extremely open and shocking way


Learn More about soft-core


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up soft-core? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

the significant part of a grievance

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Star Wars Words Quiz

  • cu-jedi-training
  • The bounty portion of bounty hunters (such as Boba Fett) comes from a Latin word meaning
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!