Meaning of repro in English:


Pronunciation /ˈriːprəʊ/

nounplural noun repros

  • 1usually as modifier A reproduction or copy, particularly of a piece of furniture.

    • ‘a Georgian repro cabinet’
    • ‘The placemats are repros of old Bulgarian communist newspapers.’
    • ‘Prices at Chesney's, which specialises in traditional models, start at £550 for a repro Victorian surround, up to £3,000, excluding the grate and hearthstone.’
    • ‘Décor is classic repro antique comfort, beds have mega downy pillows and soft cotton sheets changed daily.’
    artificial, synthetic, simulated, man-made, manufactured, ersatz, substitute
  • 2usually as modifiermass noun The reproduction of a document or image.

    • ‘a repro house’
    • ‘in-house repro and some finishing’
    • ‘Its doors opened last year in a house dating from the 1920s, with decor that is reminiscent of the times to which its name refers, in a way that is retro without being self-consciously or slavishly repro.’
    • ‘Graphotism is bastard expensive though - all that colour repro.’
    • ‘Or graffit sines - high production because of all the colour repro.’


Early 20th century abbreviation of reproduction.