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[sawft-kawr, -kohr, soft-]
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  1. 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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Related Words for softcore

salacious, pornographic, vulgar, indecent, prurient, lewd, boorish, naughty, tawdry, profane, tasteless, ribald, off-color, disgusting, obscene, impolite, suggestive, crude, scatological, nasty

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  1. (of pornography) suggestive and titillating through not being totally explicit or detailed
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