A contemporary object or style containing elements of, but not replicating, an object or style from a previous era.
Have you seen those new cars with the retro look?
by swotty October 14, 2003
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something that is old fashioned but currently cool!
That indie chick goes for the retro look
by puke April 23, 2003
When someone wears an old style clothing that was popular years past. This can include vintage hairstyles, shoes, pants, shirts, jewelry, etc.
I like looking retro.
by Anonymous September 17, 2003
an adjective describing something from the past, usually anywhere from the 20's to the 80's.
My Grandmother's sweater is mad retro.
by Dina Peone July 18, 2003
An article of usualy clothing that resembles a style from the past. Can also be other items or decorations.
oh my gawwwd! i like LOVE your earings! theyre so retro!
by randiLOVESryan July 04, 2005
pertaining to something from the past (in a nostalgic way)
He is obsessed with retro fashion.
by Light Joker August 31, 2005
Similar to swag. But in an old school way. Something that represents how dope you are.
Man, Kevin and Gibson are going retro.
by KGswag February 18, 2011