Genre

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Genre Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a class of art (or artistic endeavor) having a characteristic form or technique
  • a kind of literary or artistic work
  • an expressive style of music
  • a style of expressing yourself in writing

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a kind of literary or artistic work ,
  • a style of expressing yourself in writing ,
  • an expressive style of music ,
  • a class of art (or artistic endeavor) having a characteristic form or technique

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Genre Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A genre (from Latin: genus) is a style or type of music, literature, movies, or other media.

Some genres (styles) are used in more than one form of art or communication. For example, the genres fantasy and science fiction are used in literature, movies, and television.

General: comedy, romance, mystery

Literature: fiction, nonfiction



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Genre Sample Sentences in News


  • Jen On Genre: Brawling At Fantastic Fest; Stan Lee Capes His Career With Bollywood Creation
    Jen Yamato covers film for Deadline, but she especially loves genre. That's the place where a million dollar budget film has the best chance to do 20 times its cost on opening weekend, with the right concept and an eye catching trailer. It's big business, and she will cover it with a fun, but grounded page that will appear Saturdays. This page is for fans, Read more on this news related to 'Genre'
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    A scary-vast calendar for a vast, scary genre Read more on this news related to 'Genre'
  • Atlanti-Con another big hit
    Sci-fi genre lovers and self-proclaimed geeks and nerds relish third city convention Read more on this news related to 'Genre'

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