noun (plural chromos)North American
Shortened form of chromolithograph.
- Trade card collecting became a popular pastime during the 1880s until chromos were replaced by color magazine advertisements in the 1890s.
- The chromo itself cost sixty dollars, and when surrounded with a plush or engraved frame, it fetched one hundred dollars or more, a figure comparable to that of a framed copy of a ‘Raphael’ Madonna painted on porcelain.
- Glossy chromo paper was too costly, so we used simpler paper that cost us much less.
Words that rhyme with chromoduomo, Homo, majordomo, momo, Nkomo, promo, slo-mo
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