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retrofuturism Line breaks: retro|futur¦ism
Pronunciation: /ˌrɛtrəʊˈfjuːtʃərɪz(ə)m/

Definition of retrofuturism in English:


[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.


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