Definition of retrofuturism in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌretrōˈfyo͞oCHəˌrizm/


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.




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Syllabification: ret·ro·fu·tur·ism

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