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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The attraction to and preference for that which is from or characteristic of the past.


retro- + -philia (Wiktionary)


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  • "Cecilia is a total retrophiliac. Did you see all those 'Twiggy' and 'Jean Shrimpton' posters in her bathroom?"

    January 18, 2009

  • (fr. Wordspy, n.) An intense attraction for things of the past.

    May 14, 2008