Definition of retrofuturism in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ˌrɛtrəʊˈfjuːtʃərɪz(ə)m/


[mass noun]
The use of a style or aesthetic considered futuristic in an earlier era.
Example sentences
  • It's not hard to see why people cling to the aesthetic of retro-futurism.
  • It's a strange concept considering that they've made a career out of electronic retro-futurism.
  • Or, to put it more succinctly: their retro-futurism fails to make me chuckle in ironic solidarity.




For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: retro|futur¦ism

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.