Reflective vs Reflectoporn - What's the difference?

reflective | reflectoporn |


As a adjective reflective

is something which reflects, or redirects back to the source.

As a noun reflectoporn is

exhibitionism of a sexual nature in which a person takes a photograph of a reflective object, such as a kettle or cutlery, while they are naked so that their naked image appears in the reflection, and then puts this object up for sale, illustrated by the photograph, on an online auction site or alternatively posts the pictures on the internet.

reflective

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Something which reflects, or redirects back to the source.
  • Mirrors are reflective .
  • Thinking back on the past.
  • He always becomes reflective in preparation for the new year.
  • (computing, programming) Involving reflection.
  • Derived terms

    * unreflective

    Coordinate terms

    * refractive

    reflectoporn

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • Exhibitionism of a sexual nature in which a person takes a photograph of a reflective object, such as a kettle or cutlery, while they are naked so that their naked image appears in the reflection, and then puts this object up for sale, illustrated by the photograph, on an online auction site or alternatively posts the pictures on the Internet.
  • * 2004 , Internet auction site eBay has been hit by a new craze in which sellers appear naked in reflections on goods they're selling. “Reflectoporn” is said to have started in the US and now British exhibitionists have caught on. — Ananova news story