soft core

soft core
1. mod. referring to a mild type of pornography.
There are more and more soft core movies on cable television.
This stuff I saw was just soft core.
Now even the soft core stuff is getting harder to find at newsstands.
2. n. mild pornography.
They keep some soft core under the counter.
The movie was a bit of soft core, but people still walked out.

Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions. 2015.

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