retrofire

verb

ret·​ro·​fire ˈre-trō-ˌfī(-ə)r How to pronounce retrofire (audio)
retrofired; retrofiring; retrofires

transitive verb

: to cause (a retro-rocket) to become ignited

intransitive verb

of a retro-rocket : to become ignited
retrofire noun

Word History

First Known Use

1960, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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The first known use of retrofire was in 1960

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“Retrofire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/retrofire. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

retrofire

verb
re·​tro·​fire
ˈre-trō-ˌfī(-ə)r
: to ignite a retro-rocket
retrofire noun
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