erotica erotica  /ɪ ˈrɑ tɪ kə/


  • (n) creative activity (writing or pictures or films etc.) of no literary or artistic value other than to stimulate sexual desire



  1. Erotica has people in it that are real and that you can identify with.
  2. Channel 2 is a website that hosts many discussion groups -- with topics ranging from food recipes to erotica -- including one on the burakumin.
  3. Old, quaint erotica, Jack Kerouac's crutches, and an asbestos-bound copy of Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury's novel about book burning, are among the eccentric treasures.


  1. Book News: CIA Nominee Catches Grief Over Bookstore Erotica Readings

    The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly. A breathless Daily Beast report that the woman nominated to be the CIA deputy director, Avril D. Haines, owned a small bookstore in the '90s and would occasionally host erotica readings has sparked accusations of sexism.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: KERA North Texas

  2. Should prison inmates be allowed to read whatever they choose?

    "Werewolf erotica"? A history of race relations? The Bible? What should prisoners be reading – and does society have the right to decide for them?
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Christian Science Monitor

  3. CIA deputy slut-shamed over erotica reading

    The Daily Beast sniggers over a bookstore erotica night the first female deputy director hosted 20 years ago        
    on June 13, 2013     Source:


  1. "I know that some politicians play with such ideas in their heads. This, in my view, is the sort of political erotica that might satisfy a person but hardly leads to a positive result," Putin responded.
    on Oct 18, 2007 By: Vladimir Putin Source: TIME

  2. "We're across the street from the Erotica Museum and Frederick's of Hollywood. This is a perfect place for us to be," bassist Nikki Sixx told an estimated 600 screaming fans.
    on Jan 25, 2006 By: Nikki Sixx Source: USA Today

  3. "What is obscenity according to A, can be B's erotica. Who takes a call on what is obscene in music videos then? Definitely not a few babus sitting in a Censor office! Would they even decide what dance moves are obscene and how performers should...
    on Apr 1, 2006 By: Deepal Shaw Source: Times of India

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