What does retro mean?

Definitions for retro
ˈrɛ troʊretro

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. retro(adj)

    a fashion reminiscent of the past

  2. ex post facto, retroactive, retro(adj)

    affecting things past

    "retroactive tax increase"; "an ex-post-facto law"; "retro pay"


  1. retro(Noun)

    something, such as a fashion, from the past; a retro trend

    Etymology: From rétro.

  2. retro(Noun)

    a retrorocket

    Etymology: From rétro.

  3. retro(Adjective)

    of, or relating to the past, past times, or the way things were

    Etymology: From rétro.

  4. retro(Adjective)

    affecting things past; retroactive, ex post facto

    Etymology: From rétro.

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How to say retro in sign language?

  1. retro


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of retro in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of retro in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of retro in a Sentence

  1. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Memory is a talking toy, by pressing on different parts of the body, you can hear the recording of retro memories. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  2. Ed Barton:

    The retro gaming market is definitely a niche market, if you're of a certain age, you might remember them and this might be the easiest way to play games today.

  3. Michael Persson Gripkow:

    The Charity Arcades is a way for us to emphasize our partnership with the Swedish Red Cross in a creative and inspiring way, the travelers get a fun retro experience at the airport and at the same time they have the opportunity to contribute to the important work of the Red Cross.

  4. Yann Morvan:

    It's what they use in Hollywood, you have a high-speed camera that films the scene. It also sends light... that gets reflected back at the camera by those markers on the drumsticks and on the feet. This is retro-reflective material, meaning it reflects the light back from where it came.

  5. Brett Anderson:

    It's beautiful, i roll down the window, stick my arm out, play retro music and turn back the clock 40 years.

Images & Illustrations of retro

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