[ sawft-kawr, -kohr, soft- ]
/ ˈsɔftˈkɔr, -ˈkoʊr, ˈsɒft- /
of, relating to, or containing sexually arousing depictions that are not fully explicit: soft-core pornography.Compare hard-core(def 2).
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Origin of soft-core
First recorded in 1965–70
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Examples from the Web for soft-core
The quick-cut trailer suggests a soft-core romp with dramatic intrigue and wry one-liners.French Political Sex Movie About DSK Sets Cannes Aquiver|Tracy McNicoll|May 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A second person in the elevator will be a soft-core Ford supporter.
But he lost his taste for that kind of sub-Dantescan soft-core thrill.
British Dictionary definitions for soft-core
(of pornography) suggestive and titillating through not being totally explicit or detailed
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