Definition of impro in English:

impro

noun

informal
  • [mass noun] Improvisation, especially as a theatrical technique:

    ‘half the skill in impro lies in second-guessing the audience’
    [as modifier] ‘as impro exercise’
    [count noun] ‘an impro of this kind’
    • ‘Tony Slattery and Josie Lawrence are impro greats, but lack Merton's punishing, satirical, none-more-topical sting.’
    • ‘During impro, Ingo made a number of statements related to beliefs and lifestyles and asked our characters to stand up if they were true of them.’
    • ‘So I expected the sound to be a hybrid of free jazz traditions and the newer impro streams that I know are evolving in Sydney.’
    • ‘‘We really aren't like an impro band,’ insists Hisham, who doesn't think there's anything noisy about their music.’
    • ‘With a trademark mix of impro, live music and inventive storytelling, The Chaingang Gang follows Cartoon de Salvo's previous hits Meat and Two Veg and Ladies and Gentlemen.’

Origin

1970s: abbreviation.

Pronunciation:

impro

/ˈɪmprəʊ/